Do the chidren in your classroom love to play with blocks? Are you unsure how to interact and expanding their knowledge in the block area? This workshop will explore the importance of block play on young children's development. First, we will explore what areas of development are enhanced during block play. Next, we will identify the stages of block play. Finally we will look at ways to effectively interact with children during block play that will help enhance their concept devleopment, problem solving skills and critical thinking.
|Training approved for||
|Registration deadline||Sep 28, 2020|
|Number of open seats||32|
|Target Audience||Classroom Staff / Teacher,Family Child Care|
|Age Groups related to content||Preschoolers|
|Core Knowledge Area||Learning Environments and Experiences|
|Child Development Associate Area||To advance physical and intellectual competence|
|Early Learning and Development Standards||Cognitive Development and General Knowledge|
The participants wil be able to identify developmental aspects of block building and categorize these skills into specific developmental domains.
The participants will be able to determine each of the 4 block building stages and explore ways to enhance the skills in each stage.
The paricipants will be able to differentiate your interactions and questions with the children based on the developmental level the child is in.