Foreman Farley Has a Backhoe (Penguin Core Concepts)
Foreman Farley has to build a new school. What does he need? A crane, a bulldozer, a dump truck, and more! Can he get the job done?
Foreman Farley Has a Backhoe covers the concepts Community Workers & Helpers and Problem Solving.
This series of children's books is designed to introduce kids to concepts and skills they need to meet Common Core standards, while also helping them grow in literacy. It includes various kinds of literature, such as fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Each book is illustrated with engaging photos and/or drawings to help children develop an interest in reading. Each book in the Penguin Core Concepts series incorporates one or more themes from twenty major themes taught in the beginning grades of Common Core: animals, appreciating differences, the arts, bodies of water, community workers & helpers, family, friendship, health, imagination, nature, numbers, problem solving, seasons, self-esteem, the senses, shapes, sharing, space, transportation, and weather. Whether you are using the Common Core program or not, this is a great collection of books to share with your children. Each book is 32 pgs, 8x8 in., pb. ~ Rachel