14 Picture Books about Building with Blocks, Engineering, and ArchitectureHere is a list of 14 picture books about building with blocks, engineering, and architecture. Changes, Changes by Pat Hutchins is a wordless book about a wooden couple that changes their building block house into other objects when the house catches on fire. The illustrations are beautiful! The illustrations give little builders ideas for building—everything from outer space to oceans. I love the illustrations and there are plenty of blueprints and blocks throughout.
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15 Best children’s architecture books for your future architect
Architecture books offer a vicarious experience through being in reality of seeing a building, the experience of walking around it and the feeling of being inside it. So, here are some architecture books for children that are important to read to feel this experience. It is an architectural tale written and illustrated by Steven Guarnaccia. The wolf and readers are in for a clever surprise ending. Link On Amazon.
This is the next in an ongoing series of topic related posts which are aimed at helping educators to find books which are suitable accompaniments to their topic based projects in school. I tend to steer away from recommending non-fiction works, as these are much easier for you to search on using Amazon or other book sites, given that the majority of non fiction topic books will have key words in the title. Our Early Years unit are currently doing a project on building and construction and these are some of the Key Stage One books we have discovered which you may want to use if you are doing a similar project yourselves. I will indicate where I have read the book in question. If I do not mention it, I have not read it, and I would advise you to read all the books in question before you give them to children just to double check they are fit for purpose. If you have any recommendations I have missed, please feel free to drop them in the comments box below the post.
Do you have a construction obsessed kiddo in your life? Then check out these construction themed books for toddlers and preschoolers! Make sure to click through the gallery to see them all! Machines at Work Board Book. A bright book that is perfect for toddlers who are obsessed with construction vehicles. This board book is filled with rhythmic text and bold, graphic illustrations convey all the energy and excitement of the day at a construction site.
Mighty Mighty Construction Site
Maybe you just really like the pictures. One of our Product Managers, Perry S. The Wump World was probably my first introduction to the construction world as a preschooler. The story is about a peaceful world of happy animals, who are visited by a race of industrial focused developers. The story follows the wumps as their habitat is impacted by their new visitors and illustrates the potential consequences of insensitive industrial development on wildlife and nature.