Construction Site Preschool Storytime

Whether it’s tools, design, or building, this story time was all about construction. 

Books

 Young Frank, Architect by Frank Viva

A young architect named Frank and his grandfather Old Frank, also an architect, have different ideas about being an architect, but when they take their dog Eddie on a trip to the Museum of Modern Art, they both learn something.

 

 

 

 

Digger and Tom! by Sebastien Braun

The building site will not be ready until one last rock is removed, and although the big machines all have a go at it, only Little Digger has what it takes to get the job done—with some encouragement from Tom, the dump truck.

 

 

 

 

Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site by Sherri Duskey Rinker

At sunset, when their work is done for the day, a crane truck, a cement mixer, and other pieces of construction equipment make their way to their resting places and go to sleep.

 

 

Flannelboard

Guess the tool from the construction site!

Film

 

        Mike Mulligan and his Steam Shovel based on the book by Virginia Lee Burton 

 

 

 

Continue the Fun!

Construction: Preschool Storytime
Building! ~ Infant Storytime
Building ~ Toddler Storytime

Jane Gov

Jane is a Youth Services Librarian at Pasadena Central Library. She purchases YA books for the library system and maintains the teen booklist, online resources, and webpages. She oversees Teen & YA programs including Summer Reading, Advisory Board, Zine, book reviewers, Teen Mental Health Initiative, and volunteers. She also coordinates the library's Innovation Lab, STEAM Kits project, and Young Readers League. She also conducts a few kids events and storytimes. Jane is a contributor to VOYA Magazine and a YALSA Board member.  A majority of her free time is spent with her two corgis Tyrion and Gimli. She tweets as @missjanegov.

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