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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Backyard Summer Camp: Under the Sea Week

If your kids aren't old enough to occupy themselves this summer, these Backyard Summer Camp theme weeks are your solution to battle boredom and ward off whining. Be sure to check out the previous post on Wacky Sports week, too.

Under the Sea

Active Play
  • ·      Sprinklers
  • ·      Water table
  • ·      Fill kiddie pool or large bin with water and sea creature toys
  • ·      Squirt guns

Quiet Play
  • ·      Jellyfishhanging craft (paper bowls turned upside down, paint, googly eyes, glue, ribbon for tentacles & to hang it)
  • ·      Make a handprint crab (red paint, paper, glue, sand)
  • ·      Fishsun-catchers (old CDs, paper, string, etc.) 
  •     Float A Fish (Fish bowl craft) 
  •     Whale craft (flower pots or plastic cups, foam sheets, paint, etc.)
  • ·      Make LEGO sea creatures
  • ·      Read stories about sea creatures
  • ·      Write a story together about living under the sea. Let kids illustrate.

Field Trips
  •     Head to the beach to collect seashells
  • ·      Visit the fish at a pet store
  • ·      Go to the library for books about the sea

Have fun with these Under the Sea activities, and be sure to Post a Comment and let us know how you enjoyed this theme week! As always, thanks for reading.

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