Construction sites are full of the hustle and bustle of building and demolishing buildings and houses of all types. All kinds of tools, trucks, and more are used to move the earth and build structures such as schools, office buildings, and even zoos!
From wrecking balls to hammers, and everything in between, you will find that this list has everything little learners need to know about construction sites!
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Construction Books for Little Learners
As Jack builds with his blocks, he starts to count how many blocks he needs to build a robot, building, and more. This is a great book to practice counting. It’s one of my FAVORITES!
We all know how curious little learners can be, so I’m pretty confident saying that they have asked you how a house is built. I love this book because it will answer all of their questions with easy to understand text and images.
One big building, two big trucks, three shovels…. ask for your little learner’s help as a big building is built with the help of all the equipment. Another wonderful construction book that also practices counting.
One of the BEST books ever. Readers will learn all about the amazing structures around the world. Perfect for those future architects!
The wonder of color is on full display in this construction book. Colors are always a favorite topic among little learners, mixing colors takes that topic to a new and exciting level!
Mouse builds the entire alphabet! From dying the D to carving the C, readers will be ready to guess just how mouse builds the next letter in the alphabet.
The sounds that come from reading this book are certain to please every little learner. This construction book is all about building a library!
Building roads are quite interesting. Read this book to your students to give them the inside scoop on how this is done.
Meet the crew that builds the roads! Then readers will move along to learn all about the trucks and tools used to build all the roadways all over town.
With the help of the other animals on the farm, a surprise is being built for all the babies on the farm. I wonder if your little learners can guess what the surprise is correctly?
A Day in the Life of a Construction Worker
Readers get a first-hand look at what it’s like to be a construction worker. This book also goes well with my Community Helpers Books for Little Learners post.
Oh, the sounds of the construction site can be so fun to hear! This construction book explores demolitions, so be ready to get those blocks out for a smashing good time.
Goodnight, Goodnight Construction Site
Construction sites are very loud during the day but what happens to them at night when it’s time to say goodnight?
The rhyming words in this construction book are FANTASTIC! Get those little learners to catch on by guessing the rhyming tune.
Learn all about Iggy when he was a young boy and how he learned to build structures with the not so common items, such as dirty diapers. What a creative architect he turned out to be.
Who doesn’t LOVE tools! They are so fun to use when building your dream tower. This book shows readers the names of the tools and their purpose.
Get out those classroom dump trucks and get ready for some rumble and tumble amongst those little learners!
The photos in this book are incredible! Cranes are amazing pieces of equipment, I’m sure your little learners will agree. Read this construction book aloud so they can learn all about cranes!
Another great book in this Little Pebble Series of construction books. Great pictures along with facts about backhoes.
Show your little learners what homes look like around the globe with this book that has vibrant pictures. It will show them that even though the houses look different, what matters is that it’s a home.
Now that you have your construction books picked out it’s time to plan the rest of the centers! Grab my Construction Math and Literacy Centers and Construction Site Dramatic Play to take the construction theme all over the classroom.
Get ready for some serious building in your classroom after you read these books! Maybe this would be a great time to challenge your students to build the best tower or building ever!
Want more to check out more of my favorite books for little learners? Check out my Book List Blog Series with over 33 different themed book lists (and growing)! If there is a book list for a theme you need just let us know so we can create it for you.