Imaginative challenges, activity packs and creative ideas to stimulate summer learning
School’s out for summer, but that doesn’t mean that children stop learning! Whether they are experiencing natural learning environments or understanding more about the world by taking part in fun, engaging challenges, there are always opportunities to develop skills that they have learnt over the academic year.
So, what are you waiting for? Check out this hand-picked selection of activities and share them with your class today.
- Summer reading challenge
Keep up children’s enthusiasm for reading and occupy their imaginations over the long break using this progress chart and accompanying activities.
- Dream holiday design task
Pupils can turn fantasies about a dream holiday into a creative writing and drawing exercise with this simple booklet, or use it to research an upcoming family holiday.
- Summer writing task cards
Inspire future authors with these writing prompts, which encourage avid scribblers to think about a range of topics and produce a selection of short stories.
- Holiday activity pack
From word searches to quick-fire maths challenges, this resource pack can keep children entertained on rainy summer days while inadvertently practising key skills.
- Create an animal footprint tracker
Nature-mad pupils will love this step-by-step activity, in which they take pictures of any animal footprints they discover in their garden.
- Cookery cards
With the help of an adult, children can tackle these straightforward recipes and learn about measurements, timings and ingredients while baking tasty treats!