This child is excited because she is making a Valentine to send to her friend and she will get to put it in the big box when she is done.
Boys in the Home Living area? Isn't that for girls? NO WAY, these boys are having the best time trying to figure out how to use chopsticks to pick up food!! Best of all they are practicing their hand-eye coordination and taking turns.
Construction of objects is one of the best learning experiences teachers and parents can offer their children. Not to mention all of the skills that are learned like spatial relationships and problem solving. This is something that will occupy most children for long periods of time.