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Extending Block Play in the Building Center

Simple ideas for extending block play at home and school

Great idea to incorporate drawing into the block/construction area. For those children who need encouragement and more opportunities to draw.

The carpet - an invitation to play with loose materials, plants, animals, blocks, mirror - imaged shared by Pedagogiska Kullerbyttan ≈≈ http://www.pinterest.com/kinderooacademy/provocations-inspiring-classrooms/

Growing in Pre K - Science Center Love seeing the learning that springboards from areas like this. If given the chance, children ask questions and take their learning in directions that adults would never even think of

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Learning in the Outdoor Classroom

"Does your school have an area for outdoor exploration? How do you use the outdoor environment to enhance your program?" The Curious Kindergarten ≈≈

Christmas dramatic play area - helps children "act out" their excitement about the holiday, while also developing their language and social skills