Things to Do: August

We have updated our August learning calendar for 2023. In August, we are typically wrapping up summer and looking ahead to a more routine existence! To that end, you’ll find fun, end-of-summer activities, but also some great resources to help you plan ahead:

  • 22 free eBooks.
  • 16 favorite finds.
  • 15 tips for building concentration — great for transitioning from summer to focused!
  • 10 free public domain read alouds for the pre-K to 2 group.
  • 10 End of Summer ideas.
  • 10 ways to incorporate music appreciation in the year ahead.
  • 10 ways to learn during car trips.
  • 9 summer fun activities including watermelon science, safe sun activities, and teddy-to-the-beach wrap-up cupcakes!
  • 7 tips for choosing materials that will meet your family’s needs.
  • 7 teaching tips including building a writer and teaching a child to read the natural way.
  • 6 tips for creating a workable schedule.
  • 5 of our free unit studies including the Rosetta Stone and fire safety with Smokey Bear.
  • 5 poetry activities including poems by Robert Louis Stevenson and Christina G. Rossetti.
  • 3 book activities including those for Blueberries for Sal.
  • Free set of notebooking pages that goes with the free eBook Grammar-land.
  • Free set of nature journal notebooking pages.

Updated links. New resources. Enjoy!

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