Thinking It Through

Thinking It Through

MM had the idea to make a tall castle on the block platform. As she began to build, she was joined by three friends, J, MC, and C, who asked what MM was doing. “I’m making a tall castle,” MM told them. The friends watched MM line blocks along the...

Scarcity As Inspiration For Invention

Twice in one morning wonderful things happened because of children’s frustration with too few of something. In cubby house (a little space for dramatic play), some children were playing a story in which pet dogs played a part. By the time Lydia arrived in the cubby...