Building Better Block Play Part 2 | Resource Page
Thanks for taking part in this training.
We know that making changes to your early learning environment can be challenging and want to do everything we can to support your effort. Below are links to related resources you may find helpful.
You may also like this Play Environment Action Plan form we put together–it’s designed to help you meet goals you set for changing your play space.
If you have questions, comments, or need support, you can reach out below in the comments or contact Jeff privately.
Here are links with resources related to this training:
- DIY | Book Blocks
- DIY | Concrete Blocks
- DIY | Container Blocks
- DIY | Index Card Blocks
- DIY | Pool Noodle Blocks
- DIY | More Index Card Blocks
- DIY | Jumbo Milk Jug Blocks
- DIY | Mud Blocks
- Form | Early Learning Activity Benefit / Risk Assessment
- Article | Risky play and skinned knees are key to healthy child development
- Article | The lost art of play: No resilience without risk, says researcher
- Article | Parenting too protective for children’s development
- Article | Risk And Play
- A bunch of ideas for things you can add to your block play area to keep it fresh
- Article | Why Legos Have Stood the Test of Time
Some general resources related to play:
- Handout | Gray’s Conditions Of Play
- Handout | Bruce’s 12 Features Of Play
- Handout | Smilansky’s Types Of Play
- Handout | Parten’s Stages Of Play
- Is It Real Play, Play-Like, Or Not Play?
- Free Forms | ABC Event Sampling Record
- Free Forms | DAP Observation Form
- Free Forms | Play Space Traffic Study Form
- Free Forms | Frequency Count Observation
- Free Forms | Play Environment Running Record Form
- Free Forms | Child Running Record Form
- Free Forms | Child Observation Form
Links to resources at Playvolution HQ:
Upcoming live and on-demand trainings at the links below: