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Block Play The Complete Guide to Learning and Playing with Blocks

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ISBN-10: 0876592531

ISBN-13: 9780876592533

Edition: 2001

Authors: Sharon MacDonald, Katheryn Davis

List price: $19.95
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With over 50 great activities, Block Play is a must-have for every teacher. Clear descriptions of what children learn by playing with blocks accompany the activities. Each activity encourages developmental skills such as problem-solving, math, science, language, and social skills. Watch children experience the joy of learning through blocks! Sharon MacDonaldis the best-selling author of Squish, Sort, Paint, & Build and Everyday Discoveries. She has been involved in early childhood classrooms for 28 years, and now spends her time training teachers and writing books and articles. She lives in San Antonio, Texas.
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Book details

List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Gryphon House, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 192
Size: 8.72" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Introduction: (Or Learning Begins with Building Blocks)p. 9
Why Build with Blocks?: (Or How Blocks Stack Up)p. 11
Setting Up a Block Center: (Or Making Space for Blocks)p. 21
What Do I Do Now? (Or The Teacher's Job)p. 29
Assessment in the Block Center (Or What Did Robert Learn?)p. 33
Involving Parents (Or Taking Blocks Home)p. 43
Using Other Construction Materials (Or Stacking Up Alternatives)p. 55
Making Connections to New Learning (Or Block Tracks)p. 63
Unit Block Activities
Beginning Activitiesp. 72
Intermediate Activitiesp. 99
Advanced Activitiesp. 121
Activities Using Other Construction Materials
Beginning Activitiesp. 144
Intermediate Activitiesp. 153
Advanced Activitiesp. 157
Resourcesp. 165
Indexp. 169
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