Summer Challenge Activity List for School-age kids
June 12–August 14, 2019
- Pick any activity from the list.
- Spend at least 15 minutes on the activity.
- In your log, write the letter for the activity on the date you completed it.
- Repeat daily.
Library & Community
- Sign up for the Summer Challenge.
- Go to a library program.
- Tell the children’s librarian about a book you read.
- Go to a museum, park, concert or show, community garden, or neighborhood block party.
- Help a neighbor with a chore or task.
- Ask your family or a neighbor to tell you a story about your community.
- Play a board game with your friends or family.
- Read a biography of an astronaut.
- Make a list of space words. (orbit, moon,etc.)
- Read a nonfiction (true) book about stars and constellations or the phases of the moon.
- Listen to someone else read a book or listen to an audiobook.
- Read a bilingual book.
- Read a comic book or graphic novel.
- Download an ebook or e-audiobook.
- Read anything you choose.
- Do a science project or experiment.
- Build a rocket or model of the planets from recyclables or household items.
- Make a calendar of the phases of the moon.
- Use star stickers (or draw your own) to make a constellation.
- Make your own playdough or slime.
- Design your own game.
- Plant a seed with a friend and/or family member.
- Make a clay model of a space alien.
- Draw a new cover for your favorite book.
- Perform your own play, musical, or puppet show.
- Read or write a poem or song lyrics.
- Write or tell a story.
- Draw a picture of your house or another building in your neighborhood.
- Make up and draw your own planet.
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