Fun in the Sun
Weekly Activities: Fun in the Sun
August 7-11, 2023
Here are samples of activities that your child may be participating in this week.
Monday – Seashells & Starfish
How you can participate: Make-up fun sounding “tongue twisters” with your child. Here is one to get you started: Sunshine House is sharing seashells and starfish for summer!
Book – Kate’s Castle
Action – Seashell Box
Art – Paper plate shell
Language Arts – Toss the Pearl
Music – Down by the Bay
Tuesday – Sunshine Beach Boardwalk
How you can participate: Have time for a trip to the beach? Have your child help you to plan and pack what to bring.
Book – Monster Beach
Action – What do we take to the b each?
Art – Paint a Surf board
Science – Salt water taffy taste test
Music – Willoughby, Wallaby, Woo
Wednesday – Made in the Shade
How you can participate: Have your child wear sunglasses or a visor.
Book – One White Wishing Song
Act – Parachute Shade
Art – Sun Visors
Science – Shade vs. Sunlight Experiment
Music – The World is a Rainbow
Thursday – Opposites: Sink/Float
How you can participate: Experiment with items that float or sink in the bathtub or pool. If your child finds something that floats, what can they do to make it sink?
Book – Ladybug girl at the Beach (Amazon Book)
Memory Game – Magic Blanket
Art – Boat
Science – Sink and Float Experiment
Music – Ocean Friends
Friday – Bubbles!
How you can participate: Play bubbles with your child! Take turns blowing them out while the other gets to pop them! Observe the colors of the bubbles.
Book – Light- shadows, mirrors, and rainbows
Large Motor Skills – Bubble Play
Art – Paint with bubbles
Science/Engineering – Bubble Blowers
Music – Bubbles