Does your child have her sights set on the nearest skyscraper? If she's interested in architecture or construction, try fun crafts that "build" on this curiosity.
Gazing up over 100 stories of steel and concrete is enough to pique any kid's interest. Using cardboard, markers and imagination, anyone can create a cityscape at home.
Making a pillow fort is a great way to learn about construction - kids will have to consider balance, support, and gravity to succeed.
Transforming a two-dimensional printout into a 3D structure is a great way to show kids how things come together in the real world.
Take cup-stacking to the next level with a lighthouse that really glows!
Mom or Dad will have to do the heavy lifting here, but kids can learn quite a bit from watching real construction in their own backyard.
Let your little urban planner assemble a neighborhood from grocery bags. Make sure they consider the design - where should the windows and doors go?
Green building is all the rage, and it doesn't get much more natural than using backyard materials to build a small shelter.
Build a Skyscraper
Kids at Work: Pillow Fort
Raise a Barn
Build a Mini Lighthouse
Towering Tree House
Paper Bag Neighborhood
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