Building STEM skills through block play

This short inspirational video is packed full of evidence that block play supports all the skills children need for the 21st century. Here’s a school where the foundation of learning is in playing with blocks. “If you take the child’s perspective, they are not doing science, technology, engineering and math. They are living and learning. They’re engaging with their world and they’re making sense of it.” –Hal Melnick, Course Instructor, Bank Street College of Education

Teddies case study The adult’s role in block play