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

Read Aloud: Beach House

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

Bubble Recipe


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