Building Better Block Play Part 3


In the Building Better Block Play Part 3 on-demand session, we look at lots of DIY wooden block ideas, construction set ideas, and more ideas for supporting The CRASH as well as block care, block area organization, and more.


Attendees will:

  • Leave the session with ideas for making DIY wooden blocks.
  • Reflect on inspiring block play and block area organization.
  • Acquire ideas for block area constriction sets.

Learn about attending an on-demand session with this synopsis.




  • 2 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


While we hope you attend our sessions for the content, we know certificates are important. A link to a short evaluation is shared at the end of each live on-line session. Complete this evaluation, and a personalized PDF certificate of participation is generated and emailed to you. In-service training requirements vary depending on location. Below, you’ll find info on where our certificates are currently accepted. We’re always working to gain approval in more locations.

United States

Sessions are pre-approved in these states:

  • Illinois
  • Michigan
  • Nebraska
  • Oklahoma

These states do not have a pre-approval process, but our certificates contain the required information to be accepted as in-service training:

  • Arizona
  • Indiana
  • South Dakota

These states have hoops we find either too time-consuming or too odious to jump through for training approval:

  • Kentucky
  • Mississippi
  • Nevada
  • North Dakota
  • Texas
  • Washington


We have not yet had time to dig into approval requirements for in-service trainings in any Australian states. It’s on the to-do list.


  • Alberta | We have been informed that Alberta does not have a pre-approval process and that our certificates contain the required information to be accepted as in-service training.
  • British Columbia | Explorations Early Learning was told that in BC, “professional development is assessed on a case by case basis after the workshop has been completed, and the certificate has been received.” Our certificates contain all the information required for approval, and our sessions cover topics that are traditionally approved.



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