Block Play books
A selection of great fiction books to read aloud and introduce block play and inspire young children.
When I Build With Blocks by Niki Alling [Short Story Book Read Aloud For Kids]
When I Build With Blocks, transports an everyday classroom into various imaginative scenes - from outer space to the ocean. Any young child, who has ever built with blocks, can identify with this book. Each block structure included originated from ideas in actual Pre-K and Kindergarten classrooms.
Iggy Peck Architect by Andrea Beaty (Read Aloud)
Iggy has one passion: building. His parents are proud of his fabulous creations, though they're sometimes surprised by his materials-who could forget the tower he built of dirty diapers? When his second-grade teacher declares her dislike of architecture, Iggy faces a challenge. He loves building too much to give it up!