Q: What are some block play activities that teach children about the important (and timely) topics of sharing and giving?
A: According to Pamela C. Phelps, author of Let's Build, there are many ways to use blocks that explore what it means to give and share while also incorporating basic math concepts into the fun! Here are a few ideas:
First, engage the children in a discussion about Thanksgiving, what it is, as well as the harvest and the changes of autumn.
During circle time, use 12 medium... [More]