The Art Of Block Building

The Art Of Block Building

The Art Of Block Building, by Harriet Merrill Johnson, was published in 1933. Johnson's early block play observations influenced later researchers. According to Jeroen Starling and Jerry Aldridge: Johnson should be credited for teaching early childhood educators that the “focus on blocks and block building [is] part of a more encompassing concern with providing a … Continue reading The Art Of Block Building

Simple Machines | Pulley

Overview This is the forth in a series of posts looking at Simple Machines (Lever, Wedge, Inclined Plane, Pulley, Wheel and Axle, Screw). Becoming more aware of Pulleys, and other Simple Machines, in your early learning setting will make you more confident supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) play and answering children’s questions about … Continue reading Simple Machines | Pulley

Simple Machines | Inclined Plane

Overview This is the third in a series of posts looking at Simple Machines (Lever, Wedge, Inclined Plane, Pulley, Wheel and Axle, Screw). Becoming more aware of Inclined Planes, and other Simple Machines, in your early learning setting will make you more confident supporting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) play and answering children’s questions … Continue reading Simple Machines | Inclined Plane