Introduction to The Early Childhood Academy:
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Class Description: Blocks have captured the imaginations of generations of children. They are also the cornerstone of developmentally appropriate play. Discover how block play encourages social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skills in children. This class also provides block activities that encourage learning.
CDA Competency: Goal II. To advance physical and intellectual competence
As a result of this class, participants will be able to:
- select benefits of playing with blocks and name the type of benefit
- identify stages of block play and age-appropriate block play
- recognize the attributes of a block learning center
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Course created April 2016/Updated June 2020/Updated July 2022