ERIC Number: ED405253
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: N/A
Block Building for Children: Making Buildings of the World with the Ultimate Construction Toy.
This book presents a series of projects for children of all levels of expertise, beginning with abstract patterns, rows, and towers and progressing to step-by-step instructions for 18 projects, including a bridge, boat dock, airport, shopping mall, skyscraper, castle, Greek temple, Toy Store City, City of the Future, and The Emerald City of Oz. The book proposes activities for children and parents to play together. Focus is upon developing an interest in architecture. Each project is accompanied by detailed plans, photographs, drawings, and text that informs each project's historical context. The projects are illustrated by 125 line drawings and 67 black and white photographs. (FB)
Descriptors: Architectural Education, Art Education, Building Design, Construction Materials, Design, Elementary Education, Games, Play, Toys
Penguin USA, 375 Hudson Ave., New York, NY 10014 ($22.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Parents; Practitioners
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