Blocks: Play with Toys the Natural Way, Part 2 – Lauren’s Learning Lab, Featuring Dr. Carla Horwitz

In this episode, mom, architect and teacher, Lauren Magee, continues her conversation with Yale University’s Dr. Carla Horwitz about Unit Blocks and what makes them the most essential toy during early childhood. Carla shares her passionate knowledge about block play and early childhood education and explains why blocks are the ultimate natural toy for young children. See why Carla and Lauren think it is so important for parents to engage and listen during playtime and learn the power of open-ended questions during hands-on learning.



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