ERIC Number: ED421266
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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1-2-3 Blocks: Beginning Block Activities for Young Children.
This book discusses ways that blocks can be used with young children to help them develop different intellectual, motor, and social skills. The book is divided into four sections organized by block type: (1) unit blocks; (2) hollow blocks; (3) table blocks; and (4) homemade blocks. Each section describes the block type, gives reasons for using the blocks, explains how to supervise block play, and suggests ways to use the blocks across the curriculum to promote various skills and concepts, including math and language skills. (LPP)
Descriptors: Childrens Games, Class Activities, Early Childhood Education, Games, Instructional Materials, Learning Activities, Manipulative Materials, Play, Preschool Children, Preschool Curriculum, Preschool Education, Teaching Methods, Toys
Totline Publications, 23740 Hawthrone Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505-5927; phone: 800-421-5565 ($8.95, plus $3 shipping. Residents in California, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio, Texas, and Washington must add appropriate sales tax).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
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