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Summer - Teacher Resources

Integrate the study of summer into your classroom curriculum; it's every student's favorite time of year. Summer brings heat, extended daylight, and fun. Topics of study include biomes, habitats, weather, and more. There are activities for every subject: mathematics, science, social studies, and art. We have slideshows of our favorite summer reading picks, math worksheets to keep your students engaged over the break, literature guides for summer-themed books, references about the history of summer Olympic games and school vacations, and more!

We've pulled some of our most valuable summer resources into cross-curricular packets filled with fun summer activities and summer learning guides perfect for preparing for the next school year. Enjoy!


Favorite Labor Day Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
Summer Reading (Grades 6-8)
Seasons Printables Slideshow
Summer Reading (Grades 9-12)
Summer Reading (Grades 3-5)
Events of the Summer Olympic Games
Summer Reading (Grades K-2)


Summer Crossword Puzzle
Fourth Grade Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
Sixth Grade Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
Summer Herbs to Identify
Summer Vacations
Third Grade Summer Learning Guide: Get Ready for Back-to-School
Tissue Flower Craft
More Summer Printables

Lesson Plans

Flower and Leaf Press
Making Sand Art


Baseball Parks
Most Overall Summer Olympic Medals (USA)

Summer Holidays

Father's Day - Teacher Resources
Flag Day – Teacher Resources
Fourth of July – Teacher Resources
Labor Day Resources for Teachers
Memorial Day Teacher Resources

Art Activities

Summer Fun Worksheets
Tissue Flower Craft
Flower and Leaf Press
Making Sand Art
Crepe Paper Flower
Summer Photography
Summer Coloring Page
Creating a Shell Cast or Mold
Circle the Beach Items
Beach Day Coloring Page
Draw a Sand Castle
Beach Day Doodle Page

Math Resources

Summer Vacations
Fifth Grade: Over the Break
Second Grade Summer Math
Kindergarten Summer Math
First Grade Summer Math
Fifth Grade Summer Math
Third Grade: Over the Break
More Summer Math Resources

Social Studies Resources

Favorite Labor Day Activities Slideshow, Grades K-8
The Summer of the Swans
Summer of My German Soldier
Baseball Parks
Most Overall Summer Olympic Medals (USA)
What Makes an Indian Summer?
More Summer Social Studies Resources

Reading & Language Arts Resources

Summer Reading (Grades 6-8)
Summer Reading Lists
Summer Reading (Grades 9-12)
Summer Reading (Grades 3-5)
Summer Reading (Grades K-2)
Fact or Opinion
Summer Reading for Teachers
More Summer Reading & Language Arts Resources

Other Seasons

Autumn Teacher Resources
Winter – Teacher Resources
Spring – Teacher Resources
Seasons – Teacher Resources

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October Calendar of Events
October is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Fire Prevention Week (10/4-10), Metric Week (10/4-10), World Space Week (10/4-10), Earth Science Week (10/11-17), Chemistry Week (10/18-24), Teen Read Week (10/18-24), Make a Difference Day (10/24), and Halloween (10/31). Plus, celebrate Bullying Prevention Month, Diversity Awareness Month, Learning Disabilities Month, and School Safety Month all October long!

Bullying Prevention Month
October is Bullying Prevention Month, and it's a crucial topic for teachers and administrators to address. Bullying can cause both physical and emotional harm, and it can range from inflicting physical abuse to cyber-bullying (the use of cell phones, social networking sites, and other forms of technology to cause emotional distress). Learn how to recognize several forms of bullying and teasing, and discover effective techniques for dealing with and preventing bullying in your classroom.

Happy Halloween! Kids love this holiday and all the spooky decorations, games, and stories that go along with it. (Not to mention the candy, of course!) Take advantage of their enthusiasm with classroom connections and fun activities.