Addicted. To construction trucks.

We recently read the book Mike Mulligan and His Steam Shovel.  It’s a cute little book about a construction worker and his trusty steam shovel who is no longer useful thanks to changing technology.  In the end they use the steam shovel as a furnace and all is well.  During the book we talked about various jobs of a construction worker and their tools and vehicles.  This set a spark in Jack and Ruby, but moreso Jack.  He is fascinated with all things construction now and makes sure to observe all he sees.

Recently we went to a construction site to check out the progress of a grocery store.  The kids loved it!

Construction field trip. #mikemulligan #fiveinarow

Later the kids noticed the construction crew building more homes across the street from us.  Observing their work kept the twins entertained for most of the morning.

I love how a simple construction crew can fascinate my kiddos.

Updated: September 30, 2012 — 9:26 pm

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