Thursday, March 13, 2014

Building with Cedar Planks : "Just Playing?"

Building with Cedar Planks

This week- we are building with cedar planks!

Welcome to the weekly "Just Playing?" Blog Hop hosted here at Child Central Station. If this is your first week joining us- you may wish to learn more by visiting the "Just Playing?" landing page. 

Last week- we looked at a child playing in a playhouse. I have updated the post to include additional insights into the learning that took place during the play. You can see the revised post here.

Now on to this week's photos:

(please excuse the quality, I temporarily misplaced my camera and was using my phone to capture the children at play!)

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 We may be "just playing", but....

What are the children doing here?

What do you see?

What learning is taking place?

What skills are being practiced/developed?

just playing This post is part of the "Just Playing?" Blog Hop!

Thank you for remembering that young children do not "just play." Young children play. They develop through play. They learn through play. They experiment through play. They grow through play. A child's work is play. Play is important!

Please take a moment to reflect upon the photos and questions above. I would love for you to share your observations in a comment. I'd also like to invite you to "hop" on over to all of the other bloggers who are sharing photos of children learning through play this week:

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Emma @ P is for Preschooler said...

They are learning to work cooperatively and using their imagination to build something they can play with - their own road!

Nadia said...

These kids are constructing while exploring the planks. Imagination is at work as well as their senses. Playing together and having fun!

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