Beach Activities for the Whole Family

  Beach Activities for the Whole Family   Going to the beach? Looking for ideas for fun, exploration, and learning? Here are some good places to start.   7 Fun Beach Games from Parents.com  Fun and free!   The 10 Best Beach-Themed Crafts and Activities from Family Education  Use sand, seashells, and stones for beach-related…

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Perfect for Summer: Books about Beaches and the Seashore

  Perfect for Summer: Books about Beaches and the Seashore   Do you like going to the beach? Do you like exploring the seashore? Today’s books are all about the beach and seashore life. Enjoy!   Hello Ocean by Pam Muñoz Ryan, illustrated by Mark Astrella This author clearly knows what it’s like to spend…

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Online Summer Games for When You Have to Stay Inside

  Online Summer Games for When You Have to Stay Inside   Summer is all about being outside—playing games, flying kites, looking at clouds… But sometimes you have to stay inside. Here are a few sites to amuse you.   Summer Games from Primary Games Games, puzzles, word searches   Summer Fun and Games from…

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Summer—a Perfect Time for Crafts

  Summer—a Perfect Time for Crafts   There are so many craft ideas here, it’ll take you the whole summer to get through them. The literacy and learning possibilities are endless: following directions, reading, focusing… All disguised as fun!   50 Summer Crafts for Kids from The Long Thread outdoor projects, nature crafts, arts &…

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Fun Games for the Fourth of July

  Fun Games for the Fourth of July   Here are some sites to get you going with Fourth of July fun—both online and offline.   Fourth of July Puzzles  from Activity Village printable puzzles and mazes, Independence Day Games from Primary Games online games and puzzles Fourth of July Games for Kids  from She…

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Fourth of July Crafts and Activities for the Family

  Fourth of July Crafts and Activities for the Family   The Fourth of July is in 3 weeks. Time to plan your celebration!   Fourth of July Kids’ Activities  from Martha Stewart Crafts, activities, and food Activities and Crafts for July 4th from Enchanted Learning Activities, crafts and printables   American Fourth of July…

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Get Ready to Celebrate with Fourth of July Books

  Get Ready to Celebrate with These Fourth of July Books   The 4th of July is in 3 weeks. Do you have plans for celebrating? Picnics and parades? Family and fireworks? Whatever you plan, these books will give you information on what it’s all about and ideas for how to make it a great…

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