Buildings and Architecture

Unit Content

Language + Literacy

01
Buildings: Letter Match

Ages 3 to 5: Identify beginning letter sounds in architectural terms

02
My Toolbox

Ages 2 to 4: Practice cutting skills and build vocabulary by filling up the toolbox with different types of tools and fasteners

03
If I Built a House

Ages 3 to 6: Inspire young architects, engineers, and makers to create the house of their dreams

04
Architecture Alphabet Chart

Ages 2 to 6+: Identify letters of the alphabet and individual letter sounds by exploring unique elements in architecture

05
Buildings: Letter Mats

Ages 2 to 6: Practice letter formation and handwriting development with our building-themed capital letter mats

06
Building Tools: Letter Mats

Ages 2 to 6: Practice letter formation and handwriting development with our tool-themed capital letter mats

07
Tool Fastener Ten Frames

Ages 2 to 6: Practice counting, one-to-one correspondence, and identifying quantities on a ten frame while building fine motor skills

Mathematics
08
Building Tools: Letter Match

Ages 3 to 6: Build vocabulary, practice letter formation, and identify beginning letter sounds by matching letters to the correct tool

09
Tool Fastener Patterns

Ages 3 to 5: Determine what comes next in the pattern

10
Building Tools: Dot Letters

Ages 2 to 5: Use dot markers to learn the letters D, E, and F as well as their corresponding sounds

11
Landmarks of the World: Three-Part Cards

Ages 3 to 6: Expand vocabulary and support language development while learning about different types of woodland animals

12
Measuring Buildings

Ages 3 to 6+: Measure the height of different flowers using non-standard or standard units of measurement

13
Shapes on a Building

Ages 3 to 6: Explore the many 2-dimensional shapes found on buildings

Science + Technology
14
Building Tools: Counting Cards

Ages 2 to 6: Practice counting, one-to-one correspondence, and matching numerals to a given quantity

15
Building Block Puzzles

Ages 3 to 6: Use pattern blocks to build famous world landmarks

Social Studies
16
Engineering 101: Building 3D Shapes

Ages 3 to 6+: Explore 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional shapes by building a structure out of gumdrops and toothpicks

17
How Many Rooms?

Ages 3 to 6: Introduce children to the concept of tally marks by counting the number of rooms in your school

18
Building Materials

Ages 3 to 6: Sort the buildings by the materials from which they are made

19
A House Fit for a Pig

Ages 3 to 6+: Learn about the design process while planning, sketching, and building a structurally sound house for the Three Little Pigs

20
This is My School

Ages 2 to 6: Observe the exterior of your school and invite children to draw a picture of what they see

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Unit Includes

  • 27 Lessons