Construction

Blocks, Loose Parts, and S.T.E.A.M. 

(S)cience, (T)echnology, (E)ngineering,  (A)rts,  (M)ath

buildfest     construct1   

Children learn all kinds of skills while playing with blocks, including pre-math and science skills, laying the foundation for later S.T.E.A.M.education. Children learn: problem solving skills and creativity, fine motor skills, spatial relationships, visual perception, pre-math skills: 1 to 1 correspondence, sorting, seriation, patterning, classification, and counting, concepts of color, shape, smooth, hard, more, less, big, small, apart, together, stack, build, balance, function, stability, gravity, and the learning goes on and on…

blocktools2  colinblocks2 blocks5

looseparts1    looseparts

Loose parts are added  to expand and enrich any play experience. Add them to block play and see all sorts of creativity and problem solving skills emerge. Lay them about and see what the children decide to do with them, you might be amazed at what you find!

cooperate1  colaborate  catapaultbigcrop

Blocks and Loose Parts lay the foundation for later S.T.E.A.M. education!

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(S)cience  (T)echnology  (E)ngineering  (A)rts  (M)ath

catapaults  catapault6

stem   stem1