“FREE PLAY BLOCK CENTER”
CONVERSATIONS FOR LEARNING
Use these conversation starters to discuss with the children as you “play blocks” with them
Kids love to just play blocks. From building towers to making long train tracks, opportunities for learning abound, but you must be purposeful in your teaching through conversation. Use these conversations to help guide the children in learning. Simply look at the BOLD topic located at the top of the speech bubble then choose a conversation to have with the children based on the situation and what the child is ready for academically speaking.
3 STEPS IN THE ACTIVITY
• Step 1: Print off the CONVESTATION FOR LEARNING Sheet
• Step 2: Read through the sheet and choose which conversations would be good for the children in your class
• Step 3: Guide the conversations your children have while you play with them!