Things to Do: July

Have some summer fun traveling, reading, touring, exploring, and generally making good use of the summer sun!

  1. Celebrate the 4th of July!
  2. Have a summer scavenger hunt or a bug scavenger hunt.
  3. Explore with map and compass.
  4. Travel the Oregon Trail (July 4).
  5. Make a wind chime!
  6. Tackle these STEM challenges!
  7. Become a Junior Secret Service Agent (July 5).
  8. Tie some knots.
  9. The best thing since sliced bread is … sliced bread! (July 7). {Free unit study}
  10. Build a parachute.
  11. Learn about mechanical movements (about 507 of them…).
  12. Read along with E.B. White (July 11).
  13. Draw something.
  14. Write something.
  15. Discover wireless telegraphy with Marconi (July 13).
  16. Explore synthesizers with a virtual musical playground.
  17. Enjoy these poems (and associated activities) from our Online Poetry Anthology:
    “Fog” by Carl Sandburg
    “The Lamb” by William Blake
    “Trees” by Joyce Kilmer
  18. Explore the compass with Wrong-Way Corrigan (July 17).
  19. Learn more about an artist (free notebooking pages download).
  20. Make a balloon rocket.
  21. Land on the moon with Apollo 11 (July 20).
  22. Make a moon phases calendar.
  23. Explore light, color, and optics with this free NASA Educator Guide!
  24. Practice using spoonerisms (July 22).
  25. Practice bike safety.
  26. Ride the rails with the first steam locomotive (July 25).
  27. Blow some bubbles.
  28. Fold and fly an airplane.
  29. Learn more about diabetes (July 27).
  30. Build and float your own paper boats!
  31. Download these free eBooks {and go-alongs!}:
  32. Observe the sun — safely!
  33. Make use of these great finds:
  34. Create a summer memory jar to memorialize your summer fun.

Enjoy our Things to Do each month:
Things to Do: Learning Ideas for Each Month
Things to Do: Learning Ideas for Each Month

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