Two students were playing with small animals in a block centre. The teacher gave them some scarves. Although these were not obvious construction materials for the barn they were building, they immediately tried to incorporate them into their design. The students were quite persistent in their attempt to make something work and eventually used them to make a second level and roof for their building.
I get ideas when I play.
I get ideas when I use my senses to explore. My play ideas are fun for me and make me happy. I make my ideas work or I change what I am doing.