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Paper Plate Mobiles
This is a fun activity that can easily be customized to the season. Use a heart shape for a Valentine’s Day mobile, or a flower shape for a Mother’s Day mobile and it can be a very special gift. Or make a star shape and use patriotic colors to make a mobile for Memorial Day or 4th of July.
Decorate a Memory Box
Provide your child with a box and plenty of decorating supplies. Let them make a special box to collect their memories, or let them make a memory box for someone special in their lives.
Children love to spend time experimenting with different textures. Playing the collage game is definitely a way for them to have fun while learning. Make your own dice to add fun to the game.
Celebrate the Moon Festival
August 15 is the traditional time for the August Moon Festival. It a holiday marked by family reunions, moon gazing, and the eating of moon cakes.
Felt Star Maps
A fun summer activity is to learn about star gazing. Learn and map the summer constellations such as Hercules, Pegasus, Scorpio, Cygnus, Sagittarius, Cassiopeia, and the Big and Little Dippers.
Postcards from Hawaii
The third Friday in August is Admission Day in Hawaii. It celebrates Hawaii’s admission to the Union on August 21st, 1959. Make some postcards to celebrate and learn about Hawaii.
Christmas in July - Craft idea for Kids
Pony Bead Garlands are a fun project for the kids to work on while they have extra time on their hands this summer.
June is National Safety Month so plan some crafts and activities to help reinforce safety and celebrate with some crafting and stories.
Fireworks Pictures and Shakers
America celebrates their Independence Day on July 4th. Help your children make some cool firework pictures, and some red-white & blue shakers to use in their celebrations. Whether they are marching along in a parade, or watching from the sidelines these shakers can help them show some patriotic
Patriotic Cakes and Firecrackers to craft
Kids love to help with these cakes and they are proud to show off what they “made” or “decorated”.
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