egg cartons+ tubes+ CD = building challenge
What are buildings made of? What makes them strong? Construct buildings using a variety of materials and then test the buildings to find out if they are sturdy.
In the Discovery Area, children are encouraged to test the strength of their buildings. For example use fans and hairdryers to simulate wind. Or stack blocks on top of the buildings to see how much weight the buildings can withstand.
Preschool Printables: Construction Vehicles
Quanity with hammer: love this idea
Make mini discovery boxes filled with open ended materials like pene pasta, pipe cleaners, toilet paper tubes, egg cartons, foam shapes, straws, small wooden blocks, and whatever else you can think of. Add them to the block are for a week, and rotat
Construction Paper Strip Sculpture
Look What We Can Build
Can you build it? Book with real buildings and pictures of block constructions. Perfect way to integrate math and literacy into the block center!
counting and number recognition - build the chimney for the house (3 litle pigs)
Great construction ideas out of sponges, cans, etc.
Construction Bday Party Ideas
Activity ideas for construction party
ideas for a construction area/building area
Construction theme ideas