Block play: Building a foundation for literacy
- Judith E. Stroud Ed.D.
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The role of block play in the development of reading and writing is presented and discussed. A literacy-enriched block-play center is described, and accompanying tables identify books and additional literacy materials suggested for integration into a block-play area. Additionally, children's use of literacy props in a block-play area is presented through observations made in two preschool classrooms. Samples of children's writing produced during spontaneous block-play sessions are included to support examples given in the text.
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- Block play: Building a foundation for literacy
Early Childhood Education Journal
Volume 23, Issue 1 , pp 9-13
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- Kluwer Academic Publishers-Human Sciences Press
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- 1. Department of Elementary Education, Ball State University, 47306, Muncie, Indiana