1/8 Block play engages children and improves their concentration span.
2/8 Block play project participant, Lisa Price, has noticed improved communication among the children at Sure Steps Day Nursery.
3/8 Basic concepts of physics and maths are achieved the best way – through play.
4/8 Through regular access to blocks, children's language skills improve dramatically.
5/8 Social skills emerge for one little boy, learning to negotiate and take the lead in his play.
6/8 He uses cylinders as a drum and organises a band.
7/8 Children may leave their structures standing and are encouraged to label them to help celebrate their creations.
8/8 ‘Block parties’ and celebration days invite interaction between practitioners, children and their parents.