Block play offers an open-ended, creative, learning through play experience where the children have a ‘go to attitude” to create something unique and develop self-esteem by achieving goals that they put their mind to.
The children loved working together and observing one another as they explored different ways to build and stack, while socially interacting verbally and non-verbally.
Block play promotes developmental factors such hand-eye coordination as the children reach, lift, and build with blocks which strengthens their fingers, hands and arms.
Observing the children’s achievements and positive emotions shown by her facial expressions is very fulfilling for the educators and most importantly the children, as one of the children’s main goals during block play is building towers as tall as possible. The children loved working together, taking turns, sharing, and celebrating their achievements.
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