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Picture Blocks

Used both for construction and as a type of three dimensional jigsaw, these block are hollow, made from thin pieces of wood covered with paper pictures.

In the classroom:  

How many complete pictures can be made with this set? What animals can you spot? Make a set of cubes from thin card and either draw pictures or use pictures from magazines to make up the 6 sides.

picture blocks


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Strange But True

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    The Victorian actress Sarah Bernhardt used to sleep in a coffin because she said it helped her to understand the tragic roles she had to play.


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