Preschoolers' Thinking During Block Play
The article presents the importance of block play wherein preschoolers may develop and work out a variety of logical and mathematical relationships in attempts to understand problems when building in blocks. It mentions the creative exploration, problem-solving strategies and concrete manipulation which were observed during the children's interactions with the blocks. It also mentions that a formative assessment can help direct instruction to promote student learning for mathematical concepts.
Childhood Education and Family Studies
Piccolo, Diana L., and Joan Test. "Preschoolers' thinking during block play." Teaching Children Mathematics 17, no. 5 (2010): 310-316.
Teaching Children Mathematics