Adults experimenting with the concept of time. Learning how it feels like for a kid to create within timelimits. "Give children time, space and freedom from rules and structures. let them Be" @ http://AngeliqueFelix.com
Materials in a Reggio-inspired Home: Blocks I really think blocks are the epitome of open-ended materials. They allow a child to express their own creativity while making designs, constructions and sculptures. Blocks require a child to think creatively, problem solve, negotiate and invent. They learn about concepts of balance, stability and symmetry through trial and error as they construct their buildings. Here's some thoughts on extending block play as well as a list of our blocks.
"A child doesn't learn the colours by staying inside the lines. but by having the time and possibility to try them out" - Angelique Felix teaches English Second Language to Italian toddlers and preschoolers inspired by the Reggio Emilia method.