If you are looking for fun ways to celebrate the season of Summer, try a few of the following activities that can be found on FranW.com…
*Celebrate Summer! – What do you do to celebrate the summer season? Use the activity suggestion to help make the summer a little more fun.
*Bubble Solution – Experiment to find out what ingredients make the biggest and best bubbles.
*Nature Backpack – Before your next outing, pack up a few items that will help make exploring nature a little more fun and informative.
*Child Friendly First-Aid Kit – Make a small chemical and medicine free first-aid kit that kids can take with them and use for minor scrapes and bites.
*Hula Hoop – Activities that can be done with a hula hoop, a link to the history of hoops, and videos about how to hula hoop and some of the amazing things people can do with them.
*Outdoor Charades – Make being outside a little more fun with a game of outdoor charades.
*Bottle Toss – Make a bottle toss game from recycled items.
*Bottle Cap Stamps – Make stamps from recycled caps and lids. Suggestions for use and instructions for the game, Code-Breaker included.
*Tic-Tac-Toe Game – Make a tic-tac-toe game from recycled items and learn about the history of the game.
4th of July Activities – Activities that make America’s Independence Day a little more fun! Includes: The US Flag, The Declaration of Independence, The Star Spangled Banner, Fireworks, recipes, crafts and more!
Butterflies – A long list of research resources, questions, and hands-on activity suggestions.
*Solar Cooking – Harness the power of the sun to cook up a meal or a snack and find out more about solar ovens.
*Blueberries – July is National Blueberry Month! Resources to find out more about this fruit and recipes, such as homemade blueberry topping, can be found here.
*Watermelon Day – Watermelon Day is August 3rd but this yummy fruit can be eaten all summer long. I offer links and an activity in this post.
*Strawberry Craze – This mini strawberry research project is filled with questions to explore, experiments such as extracting DNA from a strawberry, a recipe for a strawberry breakfast sundae, plus links and videos.
*Chocolate – Learn about the history of chocolate, make an old fashioned chocolate egg cream, chocolate covered pretzels, chocolate bath soap, and chocolate lip balm.
*Ice Cream – Make ice cream in a bag, find out why you get a “Brain Freeze” and the history of this frozen treat.
*Marshmallows – This post features S’mores with a twist, information about marshmallows, and lots of resources.
Kids Party Fun: Beach Party!!! – Great ideas for a day on the beach or for planning a beach party!
A-Z Kid Stuff: Rainy Day Ideas – Games and crafts for rainy days.