Do you have a plan? A big plan? A plan to create something extraordinary?
The Picture Book of the Week is If I Built a Car, written and illustrated by Chris Van Dusen.
About the Book:
The boy in If I Built a Car has big plans. Ordinary cars are okay, but he plans to build an extraordinary car. He studies vehicles like zeppelins and trains. Then, creates a design that includes retractable wings and a Plexiglas dome. The boy plans for everything–safety, comfort, snack time, nap time, and more.
Read more about the book here:
Try a STEM Activity here:
Writing Exercise for kids:
Think about what you would include in a car if you designed it. Draw the car you designed and write a list of specifications (a list of what your car includes).
If you would like, you can send your drawing and list of specs to firstname.lastname@example.org.