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Summertime Funtime Activities

July 1999

 
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     1
Encourage your child to check out 2 books this month from the library
2
Include your child in preparing a healthy meal.
5
Explain origin of holidays, such as Independence Day.
6
Ask your child to write a thank you note to a relative or friend.
7
Ask your child to watch the moon & record changes in size and color.
8
Have your child decorate a shoe box to store treasures
9
Talk to your child about fire safety. Discuss a fire escape route and have a mock fire drill.
12
Make a grocery list that fits within a budget with your child
13
Learn a tongue twister with your child
14
Talk to your child about avoiding strangers
15
Hide a treasure with your child and draw a map to find it.
16
Practice printing or handwriting with your child. Make a certificate for a job well done.
19
Take a walk or bike ride with your child
20
Discover when things were invented with your child. Make a timeline.
21
Have your child swap favorite books with a friend
22
Tell a strory. Ask your child to tell it back to you.
23
Ask your child to make a collage from things found around the house--ribbons, string, buttons, pebbles.
26
Show your child how and when to dial 911
27
Take your child to the grocery store. Talk about prices and weights of food.
28
Make a wish list of places you would like to visit with your child. Look them up on a map.
29
Make a personalized bookmark with your child
30
Read a poem aloud with your child.
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