Dominoes are a wonderful tool for play and I have a collection of dominoes that I pull out every school year for the children to explore. On this particular day, the children spent time tinkering with dominoes on our tinker table…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

Dominoes have all kinds of wonderful qualities about them and my students spent time at the tinker table figuring out ways the dominoes can be tinkered with. Miss Cobb got the children started by showing them how you can line the dominoes up and then make them all fall over with one little push…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

All throughout the morning the children came and went from the tinker table and each child had their own idea of what might be fun to do with the dominoes…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

Some of the children enjoyed stacking the dominoes…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

Some of the children prefered building with the dominoes like blocks…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

Some of the children created their own game with the dominoes…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

No matter how the children tinkered with the dominoes, there was always lots of conversation going on during the process…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

And lots of concentrating…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

Dominoes make a wonderful clicking sound when they are tapped against each other and they feel smooth to the touch which makes them fun to handle and slide around…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

Some of the children took the time to notice and count the dots on their dominoes…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

But mostly, the children just enjoyed tinkering with the dominoes any way they wished…

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

Around the classroom we did lots of other domino inspired activities which I will share in my next couple of posts with you so stay tuned!

Dominoes on the Tinker Table

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