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RESOURCES


Articles

With Blocks, Educators Go Back to Basics link
by The New York Times

Toy Blocks : A Guide for the Science-Minded Parent link
by Parenting Science

“Blocks Historical and Contemporary Perspectives” link
by Karen Hewitt for NAEYC

“From Classic Toys To New Twists, Kids Go Back To Blocks”link
by National Public Radio

Study Finds Spatial Skill is Early Sign of Creativity link
by The New York Times


BOOKS

Inventing Kindergarten by Norman Brosterman

Block Play-The Complete Guide to Learning and Playing with Blocks 
by Sharon Mac Donald

A Constructivist Approach to Block Play in Early Childhood 
by Karyn Wellhousen and Judith E. Kieff

How a House is Built by Gail Gibbons

The Block Book by Elisabeth S. Hirsh

Blocks and Beyond by Mary Jo Pollman

Ramps and Pathways by Rheta DeVries


WEBSITE LINKS

The National Association for 
the Education of Young ( NAEYC )
 LINK
www.naeyc.org

Southampton Youth Services (SYS) LINK
www.sysinc.org