Awesome Architecture Activities for Kids: 25 Exciting STEAM Projects to Design and Build (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) (Paperback)

Awesome Architecture Activities for Kids: 25 Exciting STEAM Projects to Design and Build (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) By Andrea Mulder-Slater, Jantje Blokhuis-Mulder, Geoff Slater Cover Image

Awesome Architecture Activities for Kids: 25 Exciting STEAM Projects to Design and Build (Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids) (Paperback)


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Get kids excited about architecture with hands-on activities for ages 5 to 10

Architects create the spaces we use every day—but how do they know what a building should look like? Kids will uncover the answer with this book of 25 at-home architecture activities! Inside, they'll explore the key principles of building and design through creative projects like constructing a bridge, designing a garden, and planning a shopping center.

Architecture and engineering books for kids like this one can help kids develop their problem-solving skills as they answer questions about each activity and take notes on what they learn. Best of all, the projects get more challenging as the book progresses, encouraging kids to apply their new knowledge to the next activities.
  • Kid-friendly instructions—Step-by-step guidance and illustrations make these projects easy for kids to do with minimal supervision.
  • No special equipment required—These projects use inexpensive everyday items like blankets, popsicle sticks, and tin cans, so kids can get started right away.
  • See the STEAM connection—Discover how each architecture activity fits into the world of science, technology, engineering, art, and math.

Encourage kids to see the world around them in a new way with this book of architecture for kids!
ANDREA MULDER-SLATER is an artist, writer, and art curriculum designer who writes about art, parenting, and humor. She and her folk artist mom, JANTJE BLOKHUIS-MULDER, created and to help teachers and parents teach their kids about art. They wrote this book with the help of Andrea’s husband, GEOFF SLATER, an artist who dabbles in landscape architecture and drafting.
Product Details ISBN: 9781685392444
ISBN-10: 168539244X
Publisher: Rockridge Press
Publication Date: January 3rd, 2023
Pages: 123
Language: English
Series: Awesome STEAM Activities for Kids
"What a wonderful collection of ideas to encourage children to build things! I know they love the sense of making something that didn't exist before, so they are going to love this book!" —Kathy Barbro, art teacher and founder of Art Projects for Kids website

"This book encourages learning in my favorite way—hands-on exploration. I love that it uses things from around the house (or in the recycling bin) and that it gives an idea of how long a project might take. After reading it, my kids were super inspired and raced to the table to start creating their own buildings!" —Lisa-Marie Fletcher, author How to Homeschool in Canada: A Travel Guide for Your Homeschooling Journey and creator of The Canadian Homeschooler website

"Awesome Architecture Activities for Kids offers meaningful, three-dimensional architectural projects for children using readily available materials." —Nancy Walkup, Editor in Chief, SchoolArts Magazine

"Awesome Architecture Activities for Kids will provide hours of enrichment, engagement, and entertainment for all types of learners and thinkers. It offers outstanding STEAM-based opportunities for kids who thrive when making, doing, and experimenting." —Katie Brickner, Editor of Scholastic Art magazine, Executive Editor of Mary Glasgow Magazines