Cool Careers: Extension Activities

Our curated list of book recommendations, extension activities, and field trips to go with our career-themed busy bag!

Book Recommendations:

Make a trip to your local library or bookstore to snag one of these favorites.

Whose Tools Are These? By Sharon Katz Cooper

Whose Hands Are These? A Community Helper Guessing Book by Miranda Paul

When I Grow Up by Al Yankovic

Little People, Big Dreams Series

Who Was? Series (Ages 10+)

Someone Builds the Dream by Lisa Wheeler

Extension Activities:

Have fun extending your child's learning with these ideas from around the internet.

Put on a play with Melissa & Doug Jolly Helper Hand Puppets.

Build vocabulary + promote visual discrimination with Safari Ltd People at Work Toob and matching 3-Part Cards.

Print these adorable play dough mats, make some homemade play dough, and let your little one go to town (no pun intended).

Listen to Songs & Stories: Minnie Mouse on Amazon Music.

Build a Cardboard Community.

Need more ideas? Check out our Pinterest board here.

Field Trip Ideas:

Visit Your Local Fire Department

Bring Your Child to Work Day


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