Artists Helping Children always has great ideas on their website. Here’s a list of crafts involving trucks:
Here’s a great idea for giving kids a STEM challenge – build a bridge that can hold a toy truck. There are a few different ideas out there for this. Here are a few:
Here’s a cute idea for using letter rocks and dump trucks to practice spelling words.
There is a museum devoted to tanks called, you guessed it, The Tank Museum. It’s located in England, but you can view some interesting things on their website – https://www.tankmuseum.org. They even have a YouTube channel.
The U.S. Army has a web page where you can learn about the different vehicles they use and jobs related to them. https://www.goarmy.com/about/army-vehicles-and-equipment/tanks-and-fighting-vehicles.html
Enchanted Learning has loads of activities involving fire trucks. https://www.enchantedlearning.com/crafts/fire
There’s a free fire safety activity featuring a fire truck from Teachers Pay Teachers.
For true firefighting enthusiasts, the City of Chicago has a glossary of terms used by the Chicago Fire Department online. https://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cfd/supp_info/cfd_definitions.html
This video gives a little taste of what an AAV can do. (My son would’ve loved this video when he was younger.) https://youtu.be/G7_z9yDzWVs
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