Towers

I love making elaborate learning creations (like this one) for my kiddos but I am reminded today that learning opportunities are everywhere.

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They’re not always pretty …

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Or something you want out when company comes calling.  (That is to say, out in the kitchen … of course, you want it out … I mean, “available” not “out” … oh, nevermind.)

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But truly great manipulative isn’t about the pretty; it’s about the learning.

 

Dora worked at this self-imposed task for almost 20 minutes eventually completing a tower of six.  She was clearly proud of her accomplishment … for approximately .34 seconds and then she moved on without fanfare to explore elsewhere.

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One thought on “Towers

  1. Cool! wow, isn’t it amazing how keen kids are on learning, and how determined they are… Well, and I think toilet paper rolls are among the safest toys ever.. duh! LOL – thank you for posting this! Hugs, Lola

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