During a school launch event Wednesday, Virginia Education Secretary Anne Holton crouched on colorful carpet to help a student playing with stacking toys.
The preschool boy struggled to pull apart the ridged pieces because he couldn’t figure out how they latched.
“You just have to investigate,” Holton said.
They turned over the pieces, discovering small hooks. The boy tugged one at a time, arranging the toys into a tall pole. He smiled, then ditched Holton to show a friend.