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I didn't have a full set of blocks so I couldn't use their template, but I made my own cards to fits the colors/sizes that I did have and it was a HUGE success with our pre-school co-op. My 4 yr old loved playing with them for days after that pre-school lesson and his friends that have come over to play loved it as well.

Exploring Reggio and mirrors

Really good idea! DIY Quiet Blocks With Pool Noodles - outdoor classroom. This is way cool. Pool noodles aren't too expensive are they???

The layout of the Denver Children's Museum is unique: it's organized into playspaces that focus on the ages and interests of the child.

Learning about trees with wooden train track. My 2.5-year-old was enthralled with the whole process for a good hour and a half, and learning about art, biology, and planning and executing a project the whole time! Plus I had just as much fun with it. Based off of the art installation, "Tree Track", by Christien Meindertsma.

"Did you notice he is on his tippy toes on the bottom window ledge? He is balancing the blocks while balancing himself. That is quite a balancing act" @ Sand and Water Tables

Exploring our shapes with blocks on the table top | Teach Preschool

Syren Töreboda Blog: Dep. Bee - " A couple of weeks ago, we asked parents / families in our children's group to take pictures of their houses / homes. Our idea with the pictures was to attach them to building blocks so that the children can use their own and their friends' house in the game." This is the result:" ≈≈

Developmental Stages of Block Play - Fairy Dust Teaching

Rainbow arch blocks on a mirror

DIY Dyed Rainbow "Grimm" Style Wooden Blocks - super easy method! A great gift idea!

Serenity :) Offer river rocks and flat stones- challenge the children to build "up" Rock towers challenge children with balance and design

wonderful for the block area

Mirror blocks to add a new dimension to children's structures.

birdhouses in the block area

chess pieces in the block area. When bringing materials into a learning environment think about promoting creativity, diversity, inclusion, environmental sustainability, collaboration and a love nature. Pieces with multiple uses are so valuable in promoting all of these things as well as giving possibilities for diverse types of learning.

People Blocks idea from Reggio-Inspired

in the block center

Use train tracks as marble tracks in the block center!

Bricks, small tree cookies, pine cones, etc.

How to make tree blocks !

Great set up for a block area

Visual prompts in the construction area (",)