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Things to Do: August

Things to Do: August

Finish up summer with some summer-fun experiments and units, nature walks, good reads, and good food — while gathering up resources for the new year ahead!

  1. Feel the heat.
  2. Experiment with watermelons.
  3. Learn more about our dollars and cents and the U.S. Mint (free unit study) {August 7}.
  4. Build a sunspot viewer.
  5. Take a stroll through Grammar-land (free eBook and activities).
  6. Explore the farm.
  7. Eat your fruits and veggies (free unit study) {August 8}.
  8. Or use them for noun or adjective exploration!
  9. Enjoy blueberries with Sal {free book activities}.
  10. If you are planning to use living books, you’ll want these 6 tips for getting the most out of your literature-based studies.
  11. Start a nature journal {free notebooking pages}.
  12. Learn about fires and fire safety with Smokey Bear {August 9}.
  13. Take Teddy to the beach.
  14. Catch a butterfly.
  15. Explore the Bayeux Tapestry (free unit study) {August 22}.
  16. Follow directions.
  17. Carry a big stick.
  18. Teaching a child to read this coming year?
  19. Travel to Egypt and investigate the Rosetta Stone {August 24}.
  20. Last-minute books to buy?
  21. Download these free eBooks {and go-alongs!}:
  22. Create a Good Times book (free eBook).
  23. Be ready to build a writer.
  24. Wrap up your summer with a photographic collage.
  25. Start working your schedule by utilizing these 6 tips.
  26. Speaking of scheduling, plan to learn during car trips!
  27. Make use of these great finds: