Construction Books for Toddlers

Your kids are going to dig these construction books for toddlers! Board books are perfect for toddlers who love trucks and dirt.

If your kid love construction vehicles, they’re going to love these books for toddlers that feature tractors, trucks, dirt, and more.

These construction themed board books are great for toddlers and preschoolers. Their sturdy pages will stand up to make read-throughs with your little ones.

Construction Books for Toddlers

Below, I’ve featured just a handful of board books that will teach your little ones more about construction and construction vehicles.

You should be able to find them at your local library or bookstore. If you can’t find them locally, you can click each image cover to purchase them on Amazon.

Construction (Construction Crew)Digger, Dozer, DumperDig: Peek-a-Flap Board Book


Construction – There’s lots of noise and excitement involved in building a library! Preschoolers will clamor to take a closer look.

Digger, Dozer, Dumper – Sixteen boisterous, rhyming poems—each one highlighting the job and personality of a different vehicle, from a backhoe to an ambulance to a snowplow—introduce young children to their favorite trucks face-to-face. Cheerful illustrations show each one in action, digging (or dozing, or dumping) away.

Dig: Peek-a-Flap Board Book – Bzz, bzz, bzzrt! Peek and explore construction sites in this lively, interactive Peek-a-Flap! Little ones will love exploring every construction-themed page filled with fun facts, new vocabulary words, and surprises found under sturdy lift-a-flaps while learning all about the tools and trucks that help build roads, houses, and skyscrapers! 

Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? (Where Do...Series)Roadwork (Construction Crew)Mighty, Mighty Construction Site (Easy Reader Books, Preschool Prep Books, Toddler Truck Book)


Where Do Diggers Sleep at Night? – Discover what bedtime looks like for the snowplows, dump trucks, giant cranes, and more that dot the pages of this irresistible construction story.

Roadwork –  From clearing a pathway (screek!) to rolling the tar (squelch!) to sweeping up at the end (swish!), Roadwork is sure to delight young truck-lovers with its rambunctious rhymes and noisy fun.

Mighty, Mighty Construction Site Sound Book – Lightly abridged and revised from the original text, this playful board book includes a sound bar with five fun sounds—vroomyayglugbeepyawn—that lend interactive fun to the setting of the hit picture book.

Vroom, Vroom, Trucks! (Karen Katz Lift-the-Flap Book)B Is for Bulldozer Board Book: A Construction ABCExcavator’s 123: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site (Counting Books for Kids, Learning to Count Books, Goodnight Book)


Vroom, Vroom, Trucks! – Vroom vroom! Here come the construction trucks in this new lift-the-flap book from Karen Katz featuring the cutest trucks you’ve ever seen.

B Is for Bulldozer Board Book: A Construction ABC – Get ready for a ride through the alphabet at a busy construction site. There’s a big yellow Bulldozer, a tall shiny Crane, and a rusty red Dump truck—and the construction crew is hard at work. But what are they building?

Excavator’s 123: Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site – Little construction fans will love watching Excavator and Dump Truck dig ONE foundation, lift THREE loads of sand, set FIVE pipes, and more until the project is done.

Hello, World! Construction SiteTabbed Board Books: My First Trucks and Diggers: Let's Get Driving! (My First Tabbed Board Book)Hide-and-Seek at the Construction Site: A Hidden Pictures® Lift-the-Flap book (Highlights Lift-the-Flap Books)


Hello, World! Construction Site – Toddlers can learn all about the busy world of a construction site, with easy-to-understand facts about all the huge, noisy machines that captivate little ones’ imaginations.

My First Trucks and Diggers – For little ones who enjoy big noisy vehicles like tankers and fire engines or construction vehicles like excavators and dump trucks. Help expand your toddler’s vocabulary with this attractive tabbed board book.

Hide-and-Seek at the Construction Site – Follow busy workers and noisy machines, including a dump truck, cement truck, excavator and more, as they build a brand-new school in this oversized board book.

Digger Man (Digger Man, 1)Richard Scarry's Busy Busy Construction Site (Richard Scarry's BUSY BUSY Board Books)Baby Touch and Feel: Trucks


Digger Man – A little boy imagines driving a great big digger-scooping and pushing mud to make a playground for his baby brother.

Richard Scarry’s Busy Busy Construction Site – Little builders will love putting on their hard hats and heading to work alongside huge dump trucks, gigantic bulldozers, and powerful ditch-diggers. Full of colorful vehicles and friendly faces from Cars and Trucks and Things That Go and What Do People Do All Day?, construction work has never been so much fun!

Baby Touch and Feel: Trucks – Trucks have never looked this adorable. The different vehicles have something shiny to catch the eye, or a cut-out texture designed to invite curiosity in babies and toddlers to stimulate their senses and aid learning.

Which of these books about construction will you read first?

Teaching Resources

Children at work! There are so many ways to play with this construction site mini playdough set! Make tracks in the homemade play dough. Construct roads and lay pipes. Watch them bring the construction site to life!

Get kids moving when you print these free construction movement cards and . These are perfect for helping them get active.

With this Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site felt board set, kids can reenact their favorite parts of the story!

  Preschool and kindergarten kiddos will love these transportation ABC letter practice pages! Zoom on over and download your copy today!

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