Children’s imagination need to be inspired before they get interested in something. One of the best ways to do this is to allow them to do construction play, children should be allowed to make structures using bricks and other materials in their environment.
It helps them become imaginative; they could make use of what is present in the environment.
This could be blocks, recycled materials and anything that they believe could be used when constructing an idea that they have. When children are allowed to create their own designs, it becomes a play for them. It will be beneficial in helping them gain understanding of the elements of building, and they could consider the process of construction as something fun.
Using creative play that will introduce construction materials a child can begin fostering a creative problem, they could begin designing and enhancing, and this could improve a child’s spatial skills. Construction is more of a puzzle, using learning blocks and related puzzle challenges a child could become eager to know what it is all about.
Doing construction plays can hone skills, the use of construction toys is engaging.
A child can be given a structured block p lay; in here they can consult a model or a blue print, by looking at the blue print they can start analyzing, and perceiving the parts of the whole and how they are related with each other.
The use of geometric shapes and constant exposure to them can also help the children to think quantitatively. A child could be given a set of blocks or bricks and a model design, and they could be tasked to recreate it. This enhances a child’s imagination, and this will help them gain new skills. The interaction with the elements related to construction can spark their interest.
Participation in how the process works can become a binder that will open communication and this increases the chances of children wanting to participate. After that, the produced works of the children needs to be appreciated, when there works are noticed, their interest becomes deeper.