I started a new job last week. I am the new atelierista (art teacher) at a Reggio based preschool close to where I live and I just love love love it! Reggio is a play based approach that I learned about several years ago and immediately fell in love with.
The students made their own blueprints and then constructed their creations using blocks during learning about construction workers You will need to prepare paper shaped like the various blocks you have in your classroom.
Ages years Approaches to Play and Learning Foundation Initiative and Exploration APL Demonstrate initiative and self-direction Select desired object from several options Physical Health and Growth Foundation Motor Skills Gain control of hands and fingers