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  JUNE CRAFTS
Note: Grade levels are given as a guideline only. Many lessons are adaptable.

JUNE 1

Donut Day

Sesame Street's Oscar the Grouch's Birthday

Stand for Children Day

JUNE 2

Dinosaur Day
Try this: ► Dinosaur Math
Try this: ► Dinosaur Eggs

JUNE 3

Egg Day
Try this: ► Decorate an Egg
Try this: ► Plastic Egg Hunt
Try this: ► Painted Eggs
Try this: ► Santa Egg
Try this: ► Decorate More Eggs
Try this: ► Humpty Dumpty
Try this: ► Confetti Eggs
Try this: ► Sun Catching Eggs
Try this: ► Onion Skin Eggs

JUNE 4

Cheese Day
» Cheese Ball Recipe

JUNE 5

National Gingerbread Day
Try this: ► Make a gingerbread house!

World Environment Day
Try this: ► Find Earth Day Activities
Try this: ► Create art from recycled materials

The first hot air balloon flight took place on this day in 1783

JUNE 6

National Applesauce Cake Day
Try this: ► Applesauce Loaf Recipe

JUNE 7

Poet Gwendolyn Brooks' Birthday, 1917
Try this: ► Poetry Pebbles
Try this: ► Magnetic Poetry

JUNE 8

Ice Cream first sold in the US, 1786
Try this: ► Make Ice Cream in a Bag
Try this: ► Make Ice Cream in the Freezer
Try this: ► Watch an Ice Cream making video
Try this: ► Pop Art Ice Cream Paintings
Try this: ► Warm Weather Boredom Busters

JUNE 9

The first US book was copyrighted on this day in 1790
Try this: ► Make an Art Book
Try this: ► Create a storybook

JUNE 10

National YoYo Day

JUNE 11

Oceanographer Jacques Cousteau's Birthday, 1910
Try this: ► Shoe Fish
Try this: ► Artquarium
Try this: ► Aquarium in a Bag
Try this: ► Oceans/Under the Sea
Try this: ► Waterless Aquariums
Try this: ► Ziploc ® Aquariums
Try this: ► Ocean Themes for Preschoolers
Try this: ► Pie Plate Fish
Try this: ► Paper Clay Fish Ornaments

JUNE 12

Magic Day
Try this: ► Make a Magic Wand!
Try this: ► Make Magic Pudding!

Anne Frank's Birthday, 1929
Try this: ► Anne Frank Museum (external link)

JUNE 13

Thurgood Marshall was nominated to become the first African American on the U.S. Supreme Court, 1967

JUNE 14

Flag Day
Try this: ► Color the US Flag

JUNE 15

Fly A Kite Day
Try this: ► Make a Kite
Try this: ► Paper Bag Kite
Try this: ► Japanese Windsock

Father's Day
Father's Day is a celebration inaugurated in the early twentieth century to complement Mother's Day in celebrating fatherhood and parenting by males, and to honor and commemorate fathers and forefathers. Father's Day is celebrated on a variety of dates worldwide and typically involves gift-giving to fathers and family-oriented activities. Source: Wikipedia

FATHER'S DAY CRAFTS
Find lots of fun things to do to celebrate Father's Day and find great gift ideas for dad too. [read more]

JUNE 16

National Fudge Day
Try this: ► Make Chocolate Fudge Brownies
Try this: ► Make Foolproof Dark Chocolate Fudge


JUNE 17

Artist M. C. Escher's Birthday, 1898

JUNE 18

Picnic Day
Try this: ► Creative Fun with a Picnic

The War of 1812 began on this day in 1812

JUNE 19

The Statue of Liberty arrived in the US on this day in 1885

Juneteenth

JUNE 20

Bald Eagle Day

Ice Cream Soda Day

JUNE 21

First Day of Summer
Try this: ► KinderArt Summer Camp Activities
Try this: ► Warm Weather Boredom Busters
Try this: ► Camping Coloring Pages

JUNE 22

US Department of Justice Established, 1870

JUNE 23

Jonas Salk tested the Polio vaccine, 1952

JUNE 24

U.F.O. Day (the 1st documented UFO sighting was on this day.)
Try this: ► Make Name Aliens

JUNE 25

Eric Carle's Birthday
Try this: ► Brown Bear Animals
Try this: ► Egg Carton Caterpillar
Try this: ► Little Cloud
Try this: ► The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Try this: ► The Very Hungry Caterpillar Tissue Collage
Try this: ► Paper Collage
Try this: ► Mister Seahorse Bulletin Board
Try this: ► Cross Curriculum Art Lessons featuring Eric Carle

General Custer's Last Stand, 1876

JUNE 26

Chocolate Pudding Day
Try this: ► Charlie Brown and Snoopy Snacks
Try this: ► Mud Pudding

United Nations Charter signed, 1945

JUNE 27

"Happy Birthday to You" song published, 1924
Try this: ► Make a Five-Layer Birthday Cake!

JUNE 28

Artist Geoff Slater's Birthday, 1969
Try this: ► Paint like Geoff Slater

JUNE 29

Artist Peter Paul Rubens' birthday, 1577

Camera Day

JUNE 29

Meteor Day

CELEBRATE ALL MONTH


JUNE is...

Aquarium Month
Try this: ► Shoe Fish
Try this: ► Artquarium
Try this: ► Aquarium in a Bag
Try this: ► Oceans/Under the Sea
Try this: ► Waterless Aquariums
Try this: ► Ziploc ® Aquariums

Dairy Month
Try this: ► Cow Parade
Try this: ► Cow and Barn Coloring Page
Try this: ► On the Farm Coloring Pages

National Adopt-A-Cat Month

National Drive Safe Month

National Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Month
Try this: ► Fruit and Veggie Prints
Try this: ► Fruit Kabob Kreations
Try this: ► Granola Fruit Kabobs Recipe
Try this: ► Yummy Sculpture
Try this: ► Banana Pops Recipe

National Iced Tea Month

National Rose Month
Try this: ► Make Your Own Roses

National Safety Month
Try this: ► Safety Bee Coloring Pages
Try this: ► Fire Safety
Try this: ► More Fire Safety

National Tennis Month

Turkey Lovers Month
Try this: ► Paper Bag Turkey
Try this: ► Pine Cone Turkey
Try this: ► Talking Turkey
Try this: ► Toilet Paper Tube Turkey
Try this: ► Thankful Turkey
Try this: ► Turkey Centerpieces

The 1st WEEK of JUNE Is...

National Fishing Week
Try this: ► Fishing Coloring Page

The 2nd WEEK of JUNE Is...

National Clay Week
Try this: ► Aztec Tiles
Try this: ► Baking Clay
Try this: ► Candy Clay
Try this: ► Clay Heads
Try this: ► Face Plate
Try this: ► Gargoyles
Try this: ► Homemade Clay
Try this: ► KinderClay
Try this: ► Mini Meals
Try this: ► Non-Baking Clay
Try this: ► Non-Hardening Modeling Clay
Try this: ► Oatmeal Clay Dough
Try this: ► Paperclay Fish
Try this: ► Salty Fun Dough
Try this: ► Sawdust Clay
Try this: ► Sawdust and Soap Clay

National Flag Week

National Tennis Week

The 4th WEEK of JUNE Is...

National Camping Week
Try this: ► KinderArt Summer Camp
Try this: ► Camping Coloring Pages


RECOMMENDED BOOKS

Kids Celebrate
by Maria Bonfanti Esche, Clare Bonfanti Braham
Skipping the typical green shamrocks and orange paper pumpkins, here are 100 days to remember with 200 related activities for children and grownups.

Kids Holiday Fun
by Penny Warner, Kathy Rogers
This year-round guide provides fresh new ideas, month by month, for holiday activities the whole family can enjoy together. Ideal for busy parents, the guide organizes every holiday clearly, with detailed "what-you-need" lists and time guidelines for each activity.


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Father's Day Activities

Father's Day Activities

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Summer Activities (available as a book or e-book)
Children of all ages have fun preparing for holidays with creative activities and projects. For use at school, in clubs, and at home.

Seasonal Centers: Spring/Summer (available as a book or e-book)
Ready-to-use reproducibles allow busy teachers to set up centers with very little prep time. Creative, hands-on activities motivate students to reinforce skills in all areas of the curriculum.

Have a Great Summer Postcards
Want to send a nice message quickly, easily, and inexpensively? Just jot down a quick note along with the address, add a stamp, and drop this colorful postcard in the mail! This postcard measures 4" x 6". 30 postcards per pack.