July 29, 2012

Summer Fun Unit Study

In this unit study we learned about some summer fun activities. This unit study is geared for elementary students with 9 days worth of lessons.  I did the unit study with my 1st grader and would recommend it for Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

Day 1 The Sun

Day 2 Water

Day 3 Baseball

Day 4 Watermelon

Day 5 Bubbles

Day 6 Lemonade

Day 7 Water Balloons

Day 8 Ice Cream

Day 9 Swimming

Summer Fun Book List

Books can be read by the child to by the parent to the child depending on the child's reading level.  I still love to read to my boys.

Books I used in the lessons:

Where Does the Sun Go at Night? By Amy S. Hansen
Water by Kate Walker
On the Team Baseball by Mason Burdick
Watermelon Day by Kathi Appelt
Pop! A Book About Bubbles by Kimberly Brubaker Bradely
Lemons and Lemonade by Nancy Loewen
Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
Super Simple Things go do with Balloons by Kelly Doudna
Ice Cream The Full Scoop by Gail Gibbons
Simming by Tracy Nelson Maurer

Other age appropriate books:  

The Magic School Bus At the Waterworks by Joanna Cole
Take Me Out to the Ball Game by Maryann Kovalski
There's No Crying in Baseball by Anita Yasuda
The Magic School Bus Plays Ball by Joanna Cole
The Berenstain Bears Play T-Ball by Stan & Jan Berenstain
Little Baseball by Brad Herzog
The Lucky Baseball Bat by Matt Christopher
Watermelon Wishes by Lisa Moser
The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Watermelon Money by The Berenstains
Bubble Trouble by Mary Packard
Bubble Bubble by Mercer Mayer
Olivia Opens a Lemonade Stand by Kama Einhorn
Alex and the Amazing Lemonade Stand by Liz and Jay Scott
The Yellow Balloon by Charlotte Dematons
Big Yellow Balloon by Helen Bird
Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon by Margret & H.A. Ray's
The Scoop on Ice Cream by Catherine Ipcizade
Curious George Goes to an Ice Cream Shop by Margret & H.A. Ray's
Cork & Fuzz the Swimming Lessons by Dori Chaconas

Summer Fun Movie List

The Magic School Bus Catches A Wave
The Magic School Bus Super Sports Fun

1 comment:

Photo Momma said...

This looks like so much fun!