In the Discovery Area, children are encouraged to test the strength of their buildings. For example use fans and hairdryers to simulate wind. Or stack blocks on top of the buildings to see how much weight the buildings can withstand.
Make mini discovery boxes filled with open ended materials like pene pasta, pipe cleaners, toilet paper tubes, egg cartons, foam shapes, straws, small wooden blocks, and whatever else you can think of. Add them to the block are for a week, and rotat