Another New York TImes OMFG-trend! piece 'Jean Schreiber- a self-described "block consultant-" advised the group to engage their children in building by photographing their work. "Don't rush to help them with structural challenges-" she said. "You don't have to ask them a million questions. Just sit with them and notice.'
The wooden toys- created in the early 1900s- are making a comeback as some elementary schools focus on unstructured play.