ABC and 123: A Learning Collaborative: Creative Building Supplies

Friday, October 16, 2009

Creative Building Supplies

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Today's we're talking about building ideas!

Start by drawing a 2D blue print or layout with your child.

Building Materials Used for Fun:
Marshmallows and Toothpicks

Mega Blocks
Blocks of Cheese
House of Cards
PVC Pipes
Bendable Straws
Cardboard Boxes
Gumdrops and Toothpicks
Playdough or Clay

archKIDtecture is a fantastic resource for teaching children of all ages about architecture and building. The site teaches about architectural terms, structure, wacky building stories and more. They suggest building an indoor sand castle and more!

Spend time researching professional building materials necessary for structurally sound construction with your children.

Take a look at Bridge Building.

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