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Construction Zone www.everythingpreschool.com

Social Studies

Visit a construction site. Use a map to figure out how to get there. Discuss the city and state the site is located and how far

Economics

Invite a construction worker into the class

Science- Inquiry

Why the brick house was stronger activity- ties into The Three Little Pigs

Use sticks, straws and bricks. Let the children investigate and explain why the brick house was stronger.

Buried Treasures Game

Explain to the children there are treasures buried in the sand. They are not allowed to use their hands to find them. Ask the children how they will find the treasures., Provide construction diggers for children. Provide paper and pen for them to draw their plan and conclusion- the uncovered treasure.

Music

Sing- the construction worker song

Sing Noisy Nails- math

Sing- Johnny's hammers using toy hammer prop- math

Art

Have the children create a construction zone using caution tape

Have children create marshmallow buildings using marshmallows and toothpicks

Popsicle stick buildings using Popsicle sticks, glue, paper and paint

Math

Class House game

Draw a big house on the flip chart. Provide children with bricks, windows, shingles and a chimney. As they construct the house, ask them to measure how many bricks fit, count the number of windows, etc.

Literacy

"B" is for Bulldozer

Construction Countdown

"C" is for Construction

Wheels at work at a construction site

Dig, Dig, Digging

Alphabet Under Construction

The Three Little Pigs

Movement/Physical Ed.

Integrate buried treasure and songs with physical movement