Oh, just say the word, "Poop, " and you know the giggling will begin. So what better way to introduce social studies, multicultural living, different kinds of houses, you name it, than by bringing up your latest, greatest read aloud, this book, Building With Poop.
What do people around the world make out of the local poop? This is a great book to pair with What Do They Do With All That Poo by Jane Kurtz. Social studies and diversity has never been so much fun.
24 pages 978-1684022472 Ages 5-9
Recommended by: Barb Langridge, abookandahug.com
How do African Himba people use cattle manure to build their homes? Why is a dung home healthier than one made from stone? And how are students in Indonesia turning cow patties into sustainable, eco-friendly bricks? When you think of a building material, brick, wood, or, concrete might come to mind. For many people, however, a handful of poop is the building material for constructing a home!
This new Science Slam! title will engross readers and gross them out! Filled with information perfectly suited to the abilities and interests of an early elementary audience, this colorful, fact-filled book gives readers a chance not only to learn, but also to develop their powers of observation and critical thinking. With fascinating photographs and surprising, high-interest facts about a material that we don't usually read about, the book makes learning about excrement poop-sitively amazing!--from the publisher