Stay Alert, Construction is Ahead!


This lesson plan is centered around construction vehicles along with hands-on, building-themed activities and experiments to engage preschool-age learners. This summer camp unit offers five 3-hour lesson plans. They feature suggestions for circle time, outside play, and table activities. Activities are standards-aligned to ensure quality content that helps children gain knowledge and prepare for kindergarten.

About our lesson plans:

  • Developed and tested by a team of experienced, certified educators

  • Immediate PDF download upon purchase with unlimited use

  • Activity pages, extension activities, and additional resources included at no cost

  • Developmentally appropriate

  • Printable format that is also digital friendly with links and QR codes embedded in the lesson plans

Camp Outline:

  • Arrival activity- Brick building
  • Circle time- Construction
  • Build with wood
  • Outside play- Building big
  • Stacking cups
  • Center play- Block area
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Pom-pom color sort
  • Circle time- Construction vehicles
  • Dump truck craft
  • Outside play- Draw bugs
  • Bumblebee puppet
  • Center play- Sensory table
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Tool time
  • Circle time- Tools
  • Nuts and Bolts painting
  • Outside play- Worksite workout cards
  • Toolbox
  • Center play- Dramatic play
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Play dough fun
  • Circle time- Hardhats
  • Demolishing crew
  • Outside play- Drive to the site
  • Paint the hardhat
  • Center play- Science center
  • Reflection
  • Arrival activity- Construction puzzles
  • Circle time- How do you build a road?
  • Construction Zone signs
  • Outside play- Build a shape
  • Drive on your name
  • Center play- Math center
  • Reflection