Dock Builders

A dock is a structure built along, or at an angle from, a navigable waterway so that vessels may lie alongside to receive or discharge cargo.

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Because we are learning about all things transportation, we built our own docks using blocks as our docks, plastic boats, and blue fabric as our “water”.

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Children learn many concepts through block play.

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Play with blocks provides an excellent opportunity for relaying concepts that are best understood by “doing”.

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It also plays host to a variety of cognitive skills, such as symbolization and representation, directionality, divergent thinking, and logical reasoning.

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