Try some unit studies this summer. If you've been afraid to veer from your curriculum and try a unit study, the summer would be a good trim to get a feel for it.
Here are some ideas that you might try. I will be adding to this list all summer, so keep checking back.
- Down in the Ocean
A study about the ocean for younger children.
- Mini Units
Learn about ice cream and have fun with the activities.
A two-week study with lots of hands-on learning activities.
- Unit Study Directory
Free unit studies to explore a topic.
- Math Games - Money
- Design Your Own Clocks
- Garden Crafts
- Gardening Books for Young Gardeners
- Kid-sized Gardening Tools
- Klutz Science Books
- Science Kits for ages 4+
- Science Kits - Magnets
- Medieval Times Unit Study and Activity Books
- Medieval Times Literature
- Hands-on History - Medieval Times
- Hands-on History - Egyptian Games
- Hands-on Geography
- Hands-on Geography Activity Books