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Block Building and Dramatic Play as an Integral Part of the Early Childhood Curriculum

The first session examines the function of blocks in the classroom and how block building fits into the nursery through primary school program. The second session is a block workshop. Later sessions include discussion of blocks in relation to the child's development, the role of the teacher in facilitation of dramatic play, the use of supplementary materials, fantasy and reality in dramatic play, and the creation of a nonsexist learning area.