Learning About Structures
Buildings Extension Activities with Printables
Three Period Lesson
Introducing names of famous buildings. Start with 2 or 3 and increase the number as your child shows readiness.
First Period: "This is..."
Second Period: "Where is..?" "Pass me.." "Show me..."
Third Period: "What is this?" (for children 3 and older)
Start with 3 pairs of buildings and increase the number of pairs as your child shows an understanding of the activity.
Start with 3 pairs and add more to increase difficulty
Lay the cards in rows, face down.
Take turns, turning over any two cards.
If the two cards match, keep them.
If they don't match, turn them back over.
Remember what was on each card and where it was.
Watch and remember during the other player's turn.
The game is over when all the cards have been matched.
NOTE: To use as vocabulary cards, print once and for memory and matching activities, print TWO COPIES of the pattern cards page.
Top Row, from left to right:
Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia
Moscow International Business Center, Moscow, Russia
Forbidden City, Beijing, China
Science World, Vancouver, Canada
Second Row, from left to right:
Favela in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil
Notre Dame Cathedral, Paris, France
Pantheon Roman Temple, Rome, Italy
The Gherkin building in London, England
Third Row, from left to right:
Street on Corfu, Greece
The Great Mosque of Djenne, Mali
Petronas Twin Towers, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Budapest Parliament, Budapest, Hungary
Bottom Row, from left to right:
Manhattan, New York
St.Basil Cathedral, Moscow, Russia
Burj Khalifa, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Eiffel Tower, Paris, France