We all know the last 18 months have brought havoc to our routines and those of our children.
That is why we have gathered 20 of the best resources to help your child stay sharp during the summer before the new year of school starts.
Brush up on all things alphabet, add in a bit of math and some fine motor skills, and let's not forget the fun!
This summer give children the tools they need to succeed from trusted and experienced educators:
Preschool and elementary teachers
Montessori certified teachers
This is a summer learning bundle with ocean, beach, zoo, space, and forest themes for Kindergarten age kids. These are simple and easy to use. It has a mix of kindergarten activities for kids to do with sight words, learning to read, CVC words, addition, subtraction, and more.
This is a fun summer learning bundle with an ocean, beach, zoo, space, and forest themes for PreK age kids. It has 4 pages per day with 5 days of work. These are simple and easy to use. It has a mix of PreK activities for kids to do with prewriting, ABCs, numbers, shapes, and other learning activities.
Trace and Sign Alphabet Flip books reinforce the letters of the alphabet in multiple ways for learners. By incorporating these steps, you are reinforcing these skills in a fun way.
Color Sorting Mats will help not only with learning colors but also learning colors in multiple languages! This provides multiple opportunities for sorting and classifying colors.
An introduction to science for ages 2 to 5. This ebook includes one science activity for each letter of the alphabet. From apples to zoo, these experiments and explorations are sure to be a hit. Each of the 26 science ideas includes a materials list, instructions for the activity, questions to ask, and the science behind it. Variations and modifications for different ages are provided when possible
This ebook includes 30 Invitations to Explore for preschool aged children (2-5). These hands-on explorations will get kids thinking about a scientific concept or tackling an engineering challenge. You’ll learn how to set out materials that invite children to come explore.
This Bundle is designed to engage children in learning to read while focusing on alphabet letters to build confidence and fluency. This set is perfect for Preschool and Kindergarten children.
With these worksheets, students will have the opportunity to practice writing and counting from 1-20 while also building with Lego! They’ll be able to build numbers in order or mix them up, all while having a blast. Use this packet as an independent activity or as part of a math center.
These fine motor 2D Shapes play dough task cards make learning fun! Students use different colors of play dough to create a variety of different 2D shapes. This set is designed to be low prep, and easy for students to complete on their own, and best of all it fits perfectly inside a small task card pencil or photo box.
The ice cream cone alphabet match up cards are the perfect way for children to work on important skills during the summer. Practice letter sounds, alphabetical order, matching uppercase to lowercase, spelling practice, and more! This fun printable pack is the perfect learning activity for your child to work on this summer and beyond!
These writing cards are the perfect way for children to work on their numbers during the summer. Practice writing, numbers, numerical order, spelling, and more! This fun printable pack is the perfect learning activity for your child to work on this summer and beyond!
Scavenger hunts are a fun activity for kids of all ages. It is proven that they will learn easier through play and scavenger hunts can provide both the learning element and fun. We prepared 52 photo scavenger hunts for your toddlers and preschoolers for indoor and outdoors, for every season and holiday!
Use this ocean math worksheet pack to encourage their number skills! With adorable ocean creatures, counting will be fun. This set of ocean math worksheets will help your preschooler or kindergarten student master the foundations of math concepts, and get them on the road to enjoying numbers.
This printable pack contains 14 play based printable resources focusing on the alphabet, number recognition and counting to ten, beginning sounds and fine motor skills
Active kids can build confidence with 52 beginning sight words with this resource that you can print out on sticky notes. Stick the sight word sentences around the room for matching games, or place them all around your home or school for a sight word scavenger hunt.
Your preschoolers can prepare for kindergarten by using this bundle of 10 activities to review and learn concepts like letter and number recognition.
Practice number recognition, counting out and writing numbers with these number strips. Laminate them and them together with small counters like buttons, pompoms or mini erasers to a bag to make a handy little busy bag to learn on-the-go.
Puzzles are great for developing visual discrimination, perception and closure. Use from 2 years and up. Glue to chunky cardboard for easy use for toddlers. Use with preschoolers to develop number order and number recognition too!
These emotions play dough mats are designed to help kids identify big emotions while facilitating conversations around what they are experiencing. Using these playdough mats children identify the emotion shown, make it out of play dough, and then talk about it following the prompt provided at the bottom of each mat.
These pages can be done one by one or cut out and made into a booklet. Sound out the image names then learn to form the letters.