My blogging friend Gail Terp has some wonderful ideas for extending learning throughout the summer…even while at the beach. Kids will be having so much fun, they won’t realize they’re also learning. Here’s Gail:
Going to the beach? Looking for ideas for fun, exploration, and learning? Here are some good places to start. There are activities and fun for kids of all ages.
25 Beach and Ocean Activities for Kids from Reading Confetti
LOTS to do here: sensory play, crafts, literacy activities… http://www.readingconfetti.com
The Beach from Enchanted Learning http://www.enchantedlearning.com
Rhymes, crafts, and printables
10 Best Beach Games from Mom.me http://mom.me/playroom/7916-have-blast-beach/
Games for active beach play
22 Summer Beach Activities Fun for Kids and Parties from Craftionary
Activities, crafts, ideas… http://www.craftionary.net
Preschool Beach Games from Everything Preschool
Intended for the young set but some stuff older kids might like http://www.everythingpreschool.com
Best Beach Games from Beach Tomato http://www.beachtomato.com
Good ideas for older kids
Next Friday Gail will have tips for how to encourage reading throughout the summer.