Homes of the World

The children will explore the different homes of people of the world. They will be shown how our homes can be of different designs and made of different materials pertaining to where we live in the world. Children love to draw their homes. It is one of the first things they paint when they get to paint at the easel in school. Show them pictures of homes throughout the world. Talk about the materials they are made from. Talk about textures on the surfaces of the homes, and why certain materials are used in different parts of the country. Tell them about an architect. Discuss how a home is part of the history of their family.
Complete Lesson Plan Homes of the World (PDF)