Build vocabulary and reading skills while exploring this key social studies topic! Easy-to-make books on homes, transportation, jobs, goods and services, natural resources, and more provide great nonfiction reading practice. A variety of formats-such as lift-the-flap, turn-the-wheel, and slide-a-story strips-keep kids actively engaged with what they read. Includes step-by-step instructions on assembling the books, plus teaching tips, activities and extensions for each book. Great for hands-on learning!