Building Better Block Play Part 1

5 Items To Add To Your Block Play Area

Here’s a look at some simple items you can add to you block play area to expand play and learning:


To recap, here are five categories of items to consider adding to your block play area:

  • Measuring Tools
  • Writing Materials
  • Containers
  • Dramatic Play Props
  • Tape

The downside of these materials is that they may make the block area more messy, the upside is they will deepen the play and learning taking place in the space.

Next up, three things kids need more of in the block play area.

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