This summer I won’t be posting quite as often, but I will try to post most Mondays (at a minimum)… and will keep FB going once or twice a day with some of our older posts. In the meantime, I’ll be working on other projects to get ready for the fall. I’m working on a couple of cute math packets (addition/subtraction and multiplication), a packet on mammals, an ocean unit (with some *amazing* photos by a scientist who studies deep sea creatures) and a few other things (time permitting!). I have big plans, we’ll see how much time magically appears for me! But enough of that!! Here are some fun activities your kids might enjoy!
Teddy Bear Adventures
ED and DD did an activity in Girl Scouts that has their minds whirling!! They made a camping/outdoor scene for a small bear. They were so inspired by this that we then we spent a long time brainstorming all the other adventures Teddy will go on. DD wanted me to type up a list — and so I’ll share it with you as well in case your craftsy-kid is interested!
Last year, we had a lot of fun making these Bead Bowls. We had read about it online and found really easy to do! It took about 20 minutes.
Last year we learned how to play Kick the Can. This is DEFINITELY a game we have to play this summer!!
Bubble Snake and Bubble Wands: Last year the kids really loved making big bubbles. This is another activity we’ll definitely repeat this summer!
Your kids might enjoy making Bead Snakes and Lizards. I made an instruction sheet that you can download (free).
The kids really enjoyed making marbleized paper last year. The paper turned out really pretty and they used it to write long letters to their relatives and friends.
Hope you’re having a lovely summer! See you again soon here or over at our Homeschool Den Facebook Page! ~Liesl
Don’t forget to look through our long list of summer activities. It’s perfect for elementary and middle school kids.