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Submitted by Jenni
Make a house or wharehouse using a large appliance box. Next let your children color the building however they want. Finally talk about the different parts of a building (roof, walls, floor, etc) and show your children these parts on the house
Graham Cracker House
Submitted by Debby
Build a house out of cardboard. Have Your children put graham cracker roofs and siding on it by using frosting. You can also provide them with additional frosting to decorate the house.
Construction Visitor
Submitted by Jenni
Invite a construction worker to come and talk to your children about their job. Have them bring their tools.
Gingerbread House
Submitted by Debby
Make a gingerbread house with your class!
Construction Trip
Submitted by Pam
If you have a place that is under construction ask if there is any safe place you can take your class so they can watch the construction.
Construction Zone
Submitted by Bonnie
Make your dramatic play area a construction zone. Put up caution tape and signs saying construction area. Add extra blocks and construction vehicles so your children can pretend to be construction workers. Add hard hats to the area to complete the effect.
House Tour
Submitted by Debby
If there are any interesting houses in your area ask if you can take your class for a tour and then have them draw the house afterwards.
Paper Bricks
Submitted by Tina
Have your children draw bricks on paper sacks. Fill the balled up newspaper and then cover with another sack (to prevent spillage) Finally put these bags in a play area and your children can pretend to lay bricks.
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