Wondering how much rust your children’s skills will accrue over the summer? Here are 30 more ways to keep them learning!
- Tie some knots.
- Explore a farm.
- Star gaze.
- Eat some fruits and veggies.
- Create a nature walk bracelet.
- Make pure water with a solar still.
- Identify wildflowers.
- Observe the sun (safely, of course).
- Make homemade ice cream.
- Explore with crayons.
- Make your own mosquito repellant.
- Learn to sew.
- Spend time with Pooh.
- Visit the orchestra.
- Ride a bike — safely.
- Give a mouse a cookie.
- Make Teddy-at-the-Beach cupcakes.
- Start your own victory garden.
- Experiment with watermelon science.
- Ride a train.
- Cook up a delicious baking and cooking unit study.
- Build a sunspot viewer.
- Travel with LEGOS.
- Feel the heat — by designing and experimenting with a solar water heater.
- Go camping.
- Experiment with elementary electricity and magnetism.
- Enjoy the original Boxcar Children as a family read aloud.
- Learn how things fly.
- Experiment with paper.
- Create a summer memory jar to commemorate all of the fun things you did over the summer!
Summer: 30 Ways to Keep ’em Learning!
“22 Ways to Learn During the Summer”
More ideas in an article by Jonathan Lewis that originally appeared in Home School Enrichment Magazine.