Creative Block Play

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Blocks are the perfect 3 dimensional material to encourage learning with all five senses. Blocks provide so many opportunities to teach math, social-emotional, and fine motors skills.

Episode #76: “Roseanne Hansel is the author of Creative Block Play: A Comprehensive Guide to Learning through Building“. She brings guidance and inspiration to help you support and encourage children during exploration with blocks. This book shows how you can use blocks to teach 21st century skills, create inviting spaces, and extend and inspire learning with unexpected materials.

Blocks are the perfect 3-dimensional material to encourage learning with all five senses. Blocks provide so many opportunities to teach math, social-emotional, and fine motors skills. Roseanne believes blocks are one of the most important materials that should be included in early childhood classrooms. Roseanne guides us through some practical examples of how blocks can be used to engage children at their own pace with materials that delight – creative block play!”

Ron Spreeuwenberg

Ron is the Co-Founder & CEO of HiMama, where he leads all aspects of a social purpose business that helps early childhood educators improve learning outcomes for children.

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