Things to Do: September

Start the year with enjoyable read-alouds, free unit studies, fun celebrations, and helpful books and tools!

  1. Draw with Millet (free eBook & go-alongs).
  2. It’s fall! Study apples.
  3. Learn what causes hail with this free unit study (September 3).
  4. Follow these 10 steps to build a better speller.
  5. Download Stories of Great Americans for Little Americans by Edward Eggleston — or complete the entire history book study!
  6. If you want to focus on science instead download Great Inventors and Their Inventions by Frank Bachman and/or the complete science book study.
  7. Visit the Chicago World’s Fair (September 4).
  8. Make your own ABC book.
  9. Enjoy these poems (and associated activities) from our Online Poetry Anthology:
  10. Pump gasoline (September 5).
  11. Make way for ducklings (free video & activities).
  12. Write a book review.
  13. Download our free Drawing & Writing notebooking paper set.
  14. Enjoy the works of Grandma Moses (September 7).
  15. Experiment with the “Father of Electronics” (review & activities).
  16. Follow these 10 steps to write a research paper.
  17. Hug a grandparent (September 10).
  18. Keep art simple this year using these 7 ideas for picture study.
  19. Practice writing something every day beginning with rhyming couplets.
  20. Study DNA & genetics {Free unit study} (September 13).
  21. Play with Ginger Pye (book suggestions & activities).
  22. Create a Reading List using these 5 tips.
  23. Become a junior spy (September 18).
  24. Tell a story.
  25. Learn how to correctly use hyphenated compounds.
  26. Pop some popcorn (September 19).
  27. Give a mouse a cookie (book activities).
  28. Grab a narration idea.
  29. Celebrate Constitution Day (September 17).
  30. Learn how to correctly use the em dash.
  31. Determine what type of learner you have.
  32. Travel to Delaware (September 20).
  33. Develop these 45 life skills — don’t let them leave home without them!
  34. Write a biography or autobiography.
  35. Try not to be too busy.
  36. And make use of multitasking!
  37. Download these free eBooks {and go-alongs!}:
  38. As a new year begins, concentrate on setting the pace.
  39. Do something creative with your child’s artwork!
  40. Stay organized.
  41. Take advantage of one of these great finds:
Enjoy our Things to Do each month:
Things to Do: Learning Ideas for Each Month

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