10 Tips for Attracting Girls to the Block Area

 

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Have you ever had the experience in your classroom where the boys, either through words or actions or sheer number, establish the block corner as “boys only” territory?
Here are 10 tried and true strategies you can use to make the block corner irresistible (and accessible) to girls:

1. Add Fabric Pieces 

Provide lengths of brightly coloured fabric in different textures and/or a basket of two of small fabric pieces.

Children use them with their block creations to make tents and houses, to decorate or as picnic blankets, as costumes, as a way to hide, and many other things.

2. Accessorise.

Include a basket or two of adornments and natural elements such as beads, shells, coloured tiles, seed pods or silk flowers.


Stand back and watch what happens.

 

To Read more follow this link:

http://www.letthechildrenplay.net/2010/02/10-ways-to-attract-girls-to-block.html

 

 

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