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1. Alphabet Party
An alphabet party is the perfect activity to celebrate the school year. Or perhaps you are looking for a fun activity to do with your children during the summer to make sure they haven’t forgotten the alphabet.
2. Make a Bigfoot Print
What would you think if you found some very large footprints in your yard? Maybe BIGFOOT is in your neighborhood. Make your footprints out of clay and surprise your little brother…
3. Bean Bags for Kids
All you need is some fleece and some beans! This could be a service project for cub scouts or girl scouts...It is always good to involve youth in service.
4. Flower Pot of Pens
Do the pens at your house disappear? Make a flower pot of pens for your mother or teacher and you can give them a gift that they will be proud to display and eager to use.
5. Crafts for Canada Day – July 1st
In Canada they sometimes refer to Canada Day as “Canada’s Birthday”, but long ago it was called Dominion Day.
6. 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.
7. Nesting Materials for Birds
Spring is an excellent time to set out materials for nest building. Start now to be ready with some ideas. Use them to spark your child's interest in bird-watching, get them involved in a project to help the birds.
8. Car Tracks - art project
This is a great project for anyone, but especially good for a child who isn’t quite sure they even want to do art. Driving toy cars through paint and then across large pieces of paper is great fun! And beautiful!
9. 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”.
10. Take an Adventure Hike
It's a hot, muggy day, but the kids are tired of being inside. Here's the basic idea of how to go on an Adventure Hike.
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