Play is the work of a child. Organize the right types of play, help a child develop.
Why Blocks Play?
Blocks play helps a lot with personal control and fine and gross motor skills. They also help develop spatial awareness and motor skills. This type of hands-on activity helps infants, toddlers, and preschoolers. And as an added bonus, block play and building help children express their creativity. Research has also shown that block play is proven to help children excel in the STEM subjects later on. Now that makes all of those toppled towers worth it!
How to Encourage Purposeful Play with Your Kids?Set up the play area with stations for each category of play so that they are free to choose which activity to engage in at any given time. And building blocks play is a great way to encourage the purposeful play. Children could spend hours building their blocks world with them. Blocks are an ideal material for children of different ages. They enhance children’s problem-solving abilities, mathematics skills, and language and literacy abilities. And constructing creations builds self-esteem and feelings of success.
Help them to get creative in their building play!