Separate Blocks Actor: Foundations

Either places blocks randomly, or manipulates shapes as individuals, but does not combine them to compose a larger shape. May pound, clap together, or slide blocks or use single blocks to represent an object, such as a house or truck.


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Other Examples:

  • Child randomly places blocks and manipulates shapes individually without combining shapes to a compose a larger shape.

Help your student become a(n) Separate Blocks Actor: Foundations

Experiences encourage explorations of and appropriate talk about blocks in many forms. Manipulating all kinds of blocks and other objects builds foundations of fine motor and perceptual competencies from which all subsequent learning develops.

Special Thanks To

Institute of Education Sciences
The research reported here was supported by the Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Department of Education, through grant numbers R305K050157, R305A120813, R305A110188, and R305A150243. to the University of Denver. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not represent views of the Institute or the U.S. Department of Education.