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Summer Bugs

I am going to do my best to follow and post a theme of activities each week to do during the summer.  These activities will include fun outdoor activities, crafts, reading/storytelling, and other learning ideas.
It is important to keep the mind fresh during summer break so kids are ready for school when it is time to go back.

I am not taking it too heavy on the learning side, I want summer to be a fun time for exploring and play.  I still want the kids to look forward to summer break.

This is the first year I am trying a 'plan' during the summer.  I will be posting our activities here and other activities on my Facebook page Big Energy Little Learners.

I hope you get inspired!

Here is our first weeks:

Week 1- BUGS!

Bugs were a ton of fun to explore this week! There are endless bug ideas out there, more then I was able to do.  I wanted to do more but a week only allows for so many activities.  

Here is a list of links to the bug activities we did:










On the learning side the older kids unscrambled some sentences.
 This was great reading comprehension and handwriting practice. 



We also did some alphabet and spelling review 
Little Dragon was in charge of identifying the bug and giving the first letter. 

Doll Dragon and Summer Dragon shared the task of spelling it out.  All of them did some handwriting too. 


I love to read comments so feel free to leave your bug ideas in the comments or a summer activity you are trying out!  







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