Kids Use Virtual Blocks to Build Learning

Blocks in Motion, a program designed to stimulate creativity and encourage expression, suits students from pre-K to sixth grade. It has received several awards.

The softwareís ìplayboxî interface gets kids involved quickly and easily, and helps those with poor fine-motor skills or who are not good with traditional drawing and building tools.

Animation that is easy to learn lets students demonstrate lessons, practice planning and apply sequencing skills. A wide range of colors, geometric forms and patterns are available for use, as are various tools to create backgrounds, build objects, write on scenes and more.

Blocks in Motion Block Kits add different types of blocks and objects, while teacher-created Learning Materials are packed with ideas for classroom projects. Don Johnston, Inc., Wauconda, IL, (800) 999-4660. M

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This article originally appeared in the 05/01/1997 issue of THE Journal.