Tag: Construction Block

  • Teachers’ Favorite Construction and Building Block Toys

    Teachers’ Favorite Construction and Building Block Toys

    The use of blocks exposes children to a variety of topics, including those related to social and emotional development, mathematics, science, and language and literacy. They not only teach children new vocabulary words, shapes, patterns, and numbers, but they also stimulate play and teach children how to share and work together with other children. It’s true that playing with blocks may help kids improve their fine motor skills, but in the classroom, blocks serve a far broader range of functions. To participate in block play, one needs a selection of accoutrements in addition to blocks that range in size, hue, and composition. The following are a few examples of fantastic block play things that you may include in your classroom or early care environment.