You can look forward to doing experiments, puzzles, crafts, games, observational activities, creative activities, and a few other things. If you're interested in playing along with us, here are the items you will need.
Each post will include a short list of needed supplies, instructions, printable materials, and any informative links needed for the activity to go smoothly.
I hope you and your family enjoy what I've planned to share with you.
Plain Copy Paper - Lined Paper - Pencils - *Basic Craft Supplies - A Magnifying Glass - Tweezers - Flashlight - *Drawing Supplies - A Chicken Leg Bone &/or A Few Raw Eggs - Vinegar - 1-2 Glass Jars - Measuring Cups and Spoons - Zip-Top Bags (Sandwich Sized) - Bathroom Tissue - 5-6 Dice - French Fries and Potatoes - Red, White, & Blue Construction Paper - Star Stickers (White or Silver) - Googly Eyes - Yarn - Cardboard - Poster Board - An Extra Large Garbage Bag - String - A Small Budget - Audio/Video Recording Device - Camera
*Basic Craft Supplies Include: Scissors, tape, white and stick glue, construction paper, stapler, staples, yarn, clay/play dough, and a basic watercolor set
*Drawing Supplies Include: Crayons, markers, colored pencils, rulers, a drawing book or clipboard, erasers, and a pencil sharpener.
Please check back often to find out what's been posts!
Creative Inspirations #1 - You will need drawing and craft supplies for this activity.
Hunt For June Bugs - You will need a jar with holes in it, tweezers, and a magnifying glass.
5 Fun Vinegar Experiments - You will need some simple household items for these activities, such as: vinegar, baking soda, a jar, an egg and a few other items.
Petals Around The Rose - You will need access to the Internet to learn how to solve this puzzle, then a set of 5 dice to play along with others.
French Fry Project - Learn about the history of French Fries and do some fun (and yummy), experiments with them.
Make A Flag - Grab your craft supplies and make an American flag or one that represents your family!
10 Creative Butterfly Activities - Creative butterfly related projects and field trip ideas. You'll need craft supplies for most of the activities listed.
Ten Fun Things You Can Do With Symmetry - You'll find some creative ways to play with symmetry in this post.
The Sun - Find out why it is hotter in the summer then it is in the winter, how the sun benefits the earth, and how the earth is protected from the sun's rays.
Folded Hand Puppets - Turn easy and advanced paper folding projects into hand puppets.
Plan A Family Picnic! - Plan a day the whole family will enjoy!
Solar Experiments - Refresh old crayons, make sun tea, a solar balloon or sun prints!
Summer Wordplay #1 - How many words can you make with the letters in this month's word choice?
Hot Dogs - July 1 begins National Hot Dog Month.
4th of July Activities
More fun Summertime activities can be found here on Fran's World of Discovery.
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