A new release in our popular pamphlet series explores how wooden block play can support children's development and learning.

Froebel's gifts and block play today by Jane Whinnett MBE is packed with practical advice, ideas and a clear explanation as to how block play supports children's holistic development and learning across the curriculum. It gives an introduction to Froebel's Gifts and sets of wooden blocks. The pamphlet is free to download.

About the author: Jane Whinnettt is head teacher of two maintained schools in Edinburgh. After studying in Edinburgh, she completed her PGDE at the University of Christchurch in Canterbury. She taught throughout the primary school before specialising in the early years. While studying for a Diploma in Professional Studies in Early Education at the University of Edinburgh, she met a Froebelian and was inspired to continue her studies at the University of Roehampton. Most recently, she is a founder member of the Edinburgh Froebel Network and a tutor on the Froebel course at The University of Edinburgh.

Froebel's gifts and block play today
Froebels gifts and block play today