Almost immediately, as soon as we were done with the opening activities, the same child who put a pool on top of the carts last week to make a "house" went to try it again. Unfortunately, we'd placed the carts a little wider than last time and the pool didn't span the gap. Instead, she propped the pool up on the side of the carts to make a "lean-to" kitchen, then she developed a new plan for the roof:
Here is an elaborate tea party, from beginning of construction through the end.
Before we leave Block Land, here's a few more tidbits:
I enjoyed watching this child balance tippily on this block.
These two guys worked together to haul this spool around on bungee cords.
This week on the art table, I added spray bottles of water instead of a bowl of water. They were a huge, huge hit. So many (very young!) kids were fascinated by the spray bottles and stayed there for a hugely long time, spraying rocks, brushes, a bit of spraying the movie screen and wallpaper but best of all? Spraying yourself!
The cardboard tubes saw a little bit more action this week:
Here is a play story from this week: