Chicken Coop Block Play – Little Red Hen

In our class, we provide environments that encourage and enhance problem solving.

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It is for this reason that we often incorporate block play into our curriculum.

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Block play encourages a child to test spatial relationships and mentally rotate objects in the mind’s eye.

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Such practice might lead kids to develop superior spatial abilities.

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Within the story of the Little Red Hen, we are introduced to a mother hen and her chicks.

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We spent much of this week discussing chickens and how they are raised.

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This activity involved creating a chicken coop for our little red hen and her chicks!

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