June’s Making the Days Count Activity Calendar

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Here in the states, June brings summertime!  Whether your schooling breaks for the summer or you keep on going, I am sure you’ll want choose some fun activities this month that will help you continue to make the days count with your children!

June Activity Calendar 2014 from Homeschool Share
June 4th is Do-Dah Day (a salute to silliness!). Here are some ideas for ways to celebrate Do-Dah Day with your kids. Have fun!

Ideas to Celebrate Do-Dah Day (a salute to silliness!)

Here are some silly  ideas for Do-Dah Day!

1. Read Wacky Wednesday

2. Sing Silly Songs

3. Create Silly Sentences

4. Make Homemade Silly Putty!

5. Eat silly face crackers.

6. Try some Silly Play and Fun Challenges.

7. Be a silly scientist and conduct the Color Changing Milk Experiment.

8. Read Fox in Socks. Try saying some tongue twisters. Try writing some tongue twisters.

9. Wear mismatched clothes or wear your clothes backwards.

10. Use hair gel to make funny hair-dos for a crazy hair day.

11. Read a joke book together.

12. Make new rules for a favorite card game and play it.

13.  Take lots of silly photos. Add mustaches for some extra fun!

14. Set out some play-doh, toothpicks, google eyes, and pipe cleaners. Create Monster Masterpieces!

15. Craft silly hats to wear.

16. Play Roll to Write.

17.  Just for extra fun– buy some plastic drinking straw eyeglasses!

18. Read poems by Shel Silverstein.

19.  Check your library for Funny Food by Bill Wurtzel and plan some silly meals!

20. Put on your favorite kid songs. Try whistling the tune instead of singing it.

21. Plan a Mad Hatter Tea and invite friends for the event.

22. Make some Glow-in-the-Dark Slime.

23. Eat dessert for breakfast or dinner. You could even make some Pound Cake Grilled Cheese!

24. Watch some episodes of The Muppet Show. Many can be found for free on YouTube.

25. Read books by Mo Willems. So silly!

May’s Making the Days Count Activity Calendar

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May 2014 Make the Days Count Activity Calendar from Homeschool Share

May is usually full of flowers and sun and fun!  To help you plan some extra fun this month, check out all the goodies on this month’s calendar!  Whether your children are into animals, authors, or food,  May is sure to have some activities to help you make the days count!

A free bonus this month: Edward Lear’s birthday is May 12th, also known as National Limerick Day! Encourage your student to copy the funny limericks found on the copywork pages and to write some of her own smile-creating lines! (Click on image to download your free copywork pages.)

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February’s Making the Days Count Activity Calendar

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February 2014 Make the Days Count Activity Calendar from Homeschool Share

Face it: Homeschooling in February can sometimes be a bit of drag.  At least from where I live!  Clouds cover the sky most of the month.  At the beginning of the month, it’s usually very cold and the snow just is never right to make a snowman.  Then at the end of the month, there is usually a thaw and mud is everywhere!

Well, happily, no matter what the weather is your way, this month’s calendar can bring a bit of cheer into your home!  There are so many fun activities to brighten your schooling this month…..so go make some memories and make each day count!

Bonus this month: Journal Prompts for Love Your Pet Day (February 20th). These are included in the calendar file. Click on the image of February’s calendar to receive the activity calendar as well as the journal prompts!

Write about Pets (Journal Prompts) from Homeschool Share