Boom! Crash! Bang! All familiar sounds coming from my playroom on a daily basis. My preschoolers love everything related to construction. These Construction Theme Preschool Lesson Plans are a perfect match for any preschooler who loves to build blocks, fill up dump trucks, and excavate. These engaging and interactive lessons will keep your preschoolers entertained during the day and dreaming of diggers as they sleep at night!

Why Do We Use Themes Anyway?

FunShine Blog has some great in information on the benefits of teaching with themes. Making meaningful connections with experiences the children are familiar with can help our kiddos retain information. Themes can also give children multiple ways of learning about the topic, honing in on the individual ways they learn.

Reasons You Will Love This Construction Preschool Theme:

Whether you are a preschool or kindergarten classroom teacher, a homeschooling parent, or just searching for some fun construction theme activities for preschoolers, these lesson plans will be the perfect resource for you!

The best thing about this construction unit for preschoolers is that you are provided with fully detailed, comprehensive lesson plans that are already written for you.

Another added bonus is that they require minimal prep work and just a few simple materials you probably already have lying around your house.  You are instantly set up for success!

Simply download the lesson plans and print the accompanying activities to get started. No need to print the entire lesson plan book unless you really want to. (Some teachers LOVE putting the lesson plans into a binder for easy offline access!)

Ideas for construction preschool lessons

What’s Included In These Construction Preschool Lesson Plans:

This construction themed lesson plan unit includes over 20 lesson plans for you to use in your home or classroom.  The downloadable unit contains a detailed overview of how to use the lesson plan book, as well as a list of construction books for preschool, ideas of songs about construction for preschoolers, and suggested concepts for the theme of construction.

Within each individual lesson plan you will find:

  • A colorful picture of the construction activity for preschoolers to give you an idea of what it will look like.
  • Book suggestions for a literacy connection to the activity.
  • List of targeted skills
  • Materials list
  • A detailed “How To” section including instructions for preparing the activity, as well as how to use it with your children.
  • A section of extra ideas, modifications, and ways to adapt the activity.
Detailed description of what's included in the construction preschool lesson plan.

Hands On Activities:

Construction Themed Activities For Art and Fine Motor

From construction theme preschool art and craft projects to fine motor skill activities, these lesson plans are full of hands on kids learning projects! 

Children learn best when they are active in their learning activities. With each lesson plan there are plenty of examples of how you can get your child involved in the learning.

Dramatic play center ideas provide awesome opportunities for gross motor and fine motor skill development while playing with your child’s favorite big trucks and construction toys.

While they are busy making preschool construction theme art, playing in sensory tables, and zooming around their construction vehicles, your kids will be having so much fun they will never even realize how much they are learning!

Reading with construction vehicles.

Multidisciplinary Activities:

These lesson plans contain construction science activities for preschoolers, sensory play activities, math games, and so much more!

A construction themed book suggestion for each lesson makes tying activities in with literacy super simple.  There are endless opportunities to practice vocabulary words and work on developing literacy skills.

Construction themed activities are also the perfect opportunity to work on big building and engineering skills with your child.

Activities For All Learning Styles:

As parents and educators we know that when it comes to teaching kids, there is no cookie cutter approach that will work with all children. 

With over 20 lesson plans full of fun crafts and a variety of different learning activities you will be able to choose the plans that will work the best for your child. 

Whether you have an auditory, visual, or kinesthetic learner, these lessons will bring learning to life for them.

Using construction vehicles in letter building.

Flexible Activities:

All of the activities can be easily adapted or modified to meet whatever your needs are.  Whether you are searching for an activity for circle time, a learning center, small group instruction, or independent practice, these lesson plans are full of options!

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Planning for a Construction Theme? We’ve done all the work for you!

We now have interactive thematic lesson plans for preschoolers (3-5 years)! Get ready for fun and learning with unit lesson plans for your CONSTRUCTION THEME. Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities! Easy to follow lesson plans include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners. For more information, click on the graphics below:

We now have interactive thematic lesson plans for toddlers (18-35 months) and preschoolers (3-5 years)! Get ready for fun and learning with unit lesson plans for the MOST POPULAR THEMES. Explore a variety of themed hands-on activities! Easy to follow lesson plans include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners. For more information, click on the graphics below:

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Kim Staten Owner and Curriculum Designer
Kim Staten is a mother of four children ages 20, 19, 16, and 12. Kim has taught at the preschool, kindergarten and early elementary levels for 16 years. With extensive experience working with special needs children, including her own children with special needs (Rett Syndrome, autism, anxiety, and ADHD), she creates hands-on curricula and activities that are great for working with children of all abilities in the classroom and at home. Hands-on, accessible activities are her passion. 

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