Literacy through interest based play

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We sell Magnatiles in our gift shop and then you can use these free printables for some extra fun!

Free Magnetic Tile Printables

playing with blocks

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interactive mr potato head. Link doesn't work but the picture stands on its own. Perfect for learning body parts

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LOVE this! Contact paper turned over and taped with the sticky side up - foam blocks stick to it!

Little Moments: Four Foam Block Building Ideas

Great blog about block play

Block Play in Early Childhood Development | ICS Early Years Blog


Pipe Tree : S&S Worldwide

Quiet time, "Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?" kit - my little frozen fans are gonna love this :)

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DIY Mr. Potato Head Felt Board - Palmettos and Pigtails Great for so many things! Language, body awareness, upper body strength/endurance (reaching to place parts), following directions, sensory

DIY Mr. Potato Head Felt Board - Palmettos and Pigtails

Some great pattern block ideas and other printables at

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Changes, Changes by Pat Hutchins shows how a collection of blocks can transform into various things. This website shows how one teacher used the book to inspire her students to stretch their building skills. She used colored blocks, but you could use whatever blocks you have.

Building block literacy and story telling

Honeycomb Beat Game - Use the pattern block spinner and cover the board using the shapes you spin - First person to cover board wins. Part of the Problem Solving Activities for Pattern Blocks K-2 packet.

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Can you build it? Block Center Idea Posters to add to block area--also includes recording sheet

Can you build it? Block Center Idea

Blocks/Building Center "I Can" booklet - shows kids examples of what they can build in the blocks center (FREE)

Kindergarten Lifestyle

Wrapping blocks with foil ≈≈// Kids love this. Exploration of shiny and dull.

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Stick Art Kit With Free Printables #howdoesshe #birthdays #giftgiving #kids

Stick Art Kit With Free Printables | How Does She

SWEET Free Printable of a Pirate Treasure Map AND MORE!

Pirate Treasure Map Poster

Print each section on a full sheet of paper, trim the edges & tape to cardboard. I covered the entire thing in box tape so it is laminated (sorta). Great for kids who love cars!

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Printable Mazes - Mr Printables

Free printable roads template. This would be great for a play-based center, or a unit on your community.

Printable Roads! -

FREE Lego Duplo Alphabet Mats for Preschoolers #lego #alphabet #preschool

FREE! Lego Duplo Alphabet Mats

DIY Portable LEGO Kit with 24 Free Printable Activity Cards. A great idea for those times where you have extra time to burn need to keep their minds and fingers busy.

DIY Portable LEGO Kit with 24 Free Printable Activity Cards

Love this Jumbo G Magnetic Building Set by Goobi on #zulily! #zulilyfinds #ad

Jumbo G Magnetic Building Set | zulily

PlayShapes Blocks

block math fun!

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