Building Better Block Play Part 1


The Building Better Block Play Part 1 on-demand session offers up an overview of the 7 stages of block play, 3 things most block play areas need more of, 5 materials to add to your block play area, thoughts on supporting and managing block play, what kids can learn through block play, and more.


Attendees will:

  • Understand Johnson’s stages of block play
  • Reflect on how they support and manage block play
  • Acquire ideas for supporting block play



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  • 1.5 Hours

Core Knowledge Area

  • Planning Learning Experiences And Curriculum (NE)
  • Curriculum Or Program Design (IL)

CDA Subject Area

  • Advancing children’s physical and intellectual development

Content Level

  • Introductory/Intermediate


  • Jeff A Johnson
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