Month: June 2016

Hot Dogs

Hot Dog July is National Hot Dog month!You’ll find an assortment of hot dog activities ranging from fun facts, to coloring pages, puzzles, and more below.Hot dogs are made a variety of ways these days to satisfy many different diet choices and needs, and are versatile enough to […]

Summer Wordplay: Words Within Words 1

How many words can you find in the words… Grab a piece of lined paper, write the words SUMMER NIGHTS on the top of the page, and then find, and write, as many words as you can using the letters provided. Each letter can only be used once, […]

Experiments You Can Do With The Sun

Have some fun with the sun by doing solar experiments! You Will Need A hot sunny day, dark colored construction paper, various objects that won’t melt: A key, leaf, pencil, scissors, etc., crayons, cookie sheet, potholder, aluminum foil, a glass jar, tea bag, old crayons, inexpensive XX-large garbage bags, […]

Plan A Family Picnic

‘The Picnic’ by Thomas Cole Now that the nice weather is here, plan a picnic for the family!You will need a small budget for this activity, paper and pencil, and answers to the following questions…Where will you have it?A park, beach, playground, near the lake, in your yard […]

Make A Folded Hand Puppet

Have some fun transforming simple and advanced folding projects into hand puppets. There’s a little something for all ages and stages of paper folding in the resource section, where you’ll find video or written instructions. All you’ll need to make these cute little puppets is plain copy paper, craft […]

The Sun

The Sun Did you know that as hot as it may be during the summer months, the sun is actually further from the earth than during the winter months? It certainly doesn’t feel that way!Here are some questions to consider… How does the sun heat up the earth? Why […]

Ten Fun Projects You Can Do With Symmetry

Something is symmetrical when one half of an object is the mirror image of the other. If you need a little more information about symmetry, the site LINKS Learning has a visual explanation.Here are some examples of symmetrical things: A triangle, face, butterfly, bugs, and many leaves, flowers and sea […]

10 Creatively Cool Butterfly Activities

It’s butterfly season! That means these beautiful flying creatures can be found fluttering all around your yard, neighborhood, park, and garden in all their colorful glory! If you like, or even love butterflies, then you may find one or more of the following activities really fun! Make a butterfly […]

Make A Flag!

June 14th is Flag Day – A day selected to celebrate the American flag.If you would like to celebrate Flag Day by making and learning about the American flag, I have a post that has a lot of information here. In it you will find information and facts about […]

French Fry Project

French Fries Have you ever wondered where French fries got their start or how they are made for commercial use? Keep reading to find out!French fries have been around for centuries, and while no one is exactly sure who invented them first, we do know that they originated […]