What’s a Block Party?

Glad you asked! A Block Party is a fun interactive way for families to learn and play together. We will have different stations of blocks (from GIANT waffle blocks, to magnetic blocks, to classic wooden blocks and more) set up for you all to explore together. Each station provides children the opportunity to enhance different skills.

 Why Blocks?

Researchers have found that children develop a variety of skills through block play, including: math, physics, early engineering, creativity, social skills, physical skills, and more!

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When’s The Next Block Party?

There will be a small scale Block Party at this year’s Door County Fair. You can find the Block Party on the stage in the Junior Fair Building on the Fairgrounds. Blocks will be available for play on Thursday, August 2, 2018 from 2pm-4pm and Friday, August 3, 2018 from 12pm-2pm

Thursday 09/27/2018 – at the ADRC / Door County Community Center 10am-11am 

There will also be more Block Parties held in the near future. If you would like to be informed of upcoming Block Parties email Tenley Koehler at tkoehler@co.door.wi.us 

Video of our very first Block Party held at the Door County Library on March 19, 2018. Special thank you to the Library for offering the space and Play Assistants who volunteered their time to make it a great event!

Feedback from Door County parents and children…

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