Summer Fun Worksheets

Summer Fun Worksheets

Keep your students from losing all the knowledge and skills you all worked so hard for over the summer. Use these printable packets of worksheets to combat "summer slide"! Each packet includes practice problems and fun games for elementary students to enjoy over the summer break; subjects covered include math, reading and language arts, science, art, and general trivia. These activities will be a great start for preventing summer brain drain, but be sure to remind parents that kids can reinforce academic skills with activities as easy as reading the back of a cereal box or counting by twos as they sort the laundry socks!

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Math Worksheets

Grades K-5

Practice math skills with worksheets all about summer fun. These activities cover arithmetic, graphing, fractions, measurement, probability, and more! This packet of worksheets will keep students using their hard-earned math skills while they complete real-life problems about shopping, baseball games, cooking, and other daily activities.

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Science Worksheets

Grades 1-6

Students won't need much encouragement to practice science skills over the summer – these science experiments are so much fun! The summer solstice, insects, shadows, scavenger hunts, and constellations are just some of the fun topics that are examined in this packet. Please note that some experiments may require parental supervision, especially for younger students.

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Daily Fun Facts & Trivia

Grades 1-6

Trivia and daily events are both fun ways to keep kids engaged in learning during the summer months. Our calendar outlines historical events and fun holidays for every day of the summer, and the trivia worksheets include games to play and problems to solve daily during the break.

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Reading & Language Arts Worksheets

Grades K-5

Give students a reason to read over the summer, with these word games. Children can enjoy a crossword puzzle, word find, creative writing exercises, reading comprehension activities, and more. Plus, encourage them to keep track of all the books they read over the summer – it will give them a great feeling of accomplishment!

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Art Projects

Grades K-6

Fun art projects will keep students engaged in learning during the summer. Kids can use paper and paint to create fun crafts, make their own play dough with simple recipes, document their summer with a photography project, build their own molds, and more!

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December Calendar of Events
December is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: World AIDS Day (12/1), International Volunteer Day (12/6), Hanukkah (begins at sundown 12/6), Handwashing Awareness Week (12/6-12), Computer Science Education Week (12/7-13), Human Rights Day (12/10), Winter Solstice (12/22), Christmas (12/25), Kwanzaa (begins 12/26), Visit the Zoo Day (12/27), and New Year's Eve (12/31). Plus, celebrate Bingo's Birthday Month, Universal Human Rights Month, and Write to a Friend Month all December long!

Hour of Code
Introduce your students to basic coding and computer science! Celebrate Computer Science Education Week from December 7-13, 2015 with our Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Kids, Top 5 Free Coding Tools for Teens, or the Hour of Code resources provided by Code.org®

Interested in using different types of media in your classroom? We have a growing collection of videos, with related activities, for holidays and events, including: slavery & the Civil War, American History, U.S. Presidents, handwashing awareness, the Common Core, women's history, Memorial Day, the American Revolution, and the environment. Enjoy!

Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.