The Imagination Playground arrived on Tuesday morning and we finally got to take it out and play with it this morning! WE LOVE IT! It was such a lovely day, we took it out onto one of our patios. At least 4 grades played with it today. I was amazed that the children made such complicated structures the first time they had their hands on the blocks. However, the second time we went out, the buildings were more sparse. It seems as though their initial visit was a willy-nilly building frenzy, while their second visit entailed much more contemplation and experimentation. This slower pace made it look as though less was being done, but actually more thought was being put into block placement.
Here are some of the things I observed today: