Can you tell it’s a dinosaur?
Dinosaurs are a fun subject for elementary aged kids to study. Check out my dinosaur unit Pinterest board for dinosaur stories and activities.
Other ideas for elementary ages-
*Nature walks…go on a day hike, visit a cool park, nature scavenger hunt
*Nature studies…frog life cycle, caterpillar metamorphosis, ant colonies
*Nature journaling…sketching, photography, poems
*Nature science…rock/leaf collections
*Nature crafts…crayon leaf rubbings, leaf art, pet rocks
*Outdoor play…relay races, obstacle course, jump rope, hop scotch, etc.
*Science studies…volcanoes, rocks and minerals, solar system, weather, human body, insects, animals
For some awesome nature and science ideas, visit my homeschool science Pinterest board.
Arts and Crafts
*Holiday and seasonal crafts
*Recycle materials into art
For lots of ideas in one place, visit my homeschool arts and crafts Pinterest board.
I also love DLTK’s Crafts for Kids.
The 3 R’s (Reading, Writing and Arithmetic)
*Visit the library often.
*Read to your child. Try classics like Little House on the Prairie and Chronicles of Narnia.
*Try worksheet alternatives such as flash cards, counting bears, dominoes and Scrabble.