Lesson Plan on Construction (Gardner New Zealand)

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Kindergarten / ECE Lesson Plan – Lesson Plan on Construction (Gardner New Zealand), Gardner philosophy

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It is important to incorporate construction activities in preschool learning environments as it helps children develop their problem-solving skills, creativity, and fine motor skills. It also encourages children to work collaboratively and develop their social skills.

Preschool learning environments that incorporate construction activities could include a designated building area with various materials such as blocks, Legos, and cardboard boxes. The area could also have tools such as hammers, nails, and screwdrivers for children to use under adult supervision. Additionally, the environment could have books and posters about construction and architecture to encourage children’s interest in the subject.

Potential preschool lesson plan ideas could include building a bridge using blocks or creating a cardboard city. Children could also learn about different types of buildings and their purposes, such as hospitals, schools, and homes. They could also learn about different construction materials and their properties, such as wood, metal, and concrete. These activities could be incorporated into various subjects such as math, science, and social studies to provide a well-rounded learning experience


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