Block play promotes the development of spatial awareness and develops hand-eye coordination as children reach for, lift, move and build with blocks, strengthening their fingers, hands and arms. But there’s other ways we can use block for more than just physical development. Playing with blocks help children develop their vocabularies, improves math skills, and even teaches them about gravity, balance, and geometry. They learn how to describe colours, shapes, sizes and positions as they build various structures. Here’s a few different ways you could use blocks.