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Summer Learning Activities and Resources for Grades 1-3

Posted 05/03/21 by Cristin B

School’s out for the summer… now what?  Summer break is the time where we push the thoughts of homework and deadlines out of our minds, to focus on sunshine, barbecues and a whole lotta fun!  But soon enough, the next school year will be just around the corner.  How do we keep our brains ready for the next academic year? How do we avoid the summer slide?

Well, for starters, visit the library!  Reading remains one of the most important ways to keep our minds sharp to prevent summer slide.  Join our virtual programs, sign up for Summer Read, and explore our StoryWalks.

Scholastic Teachables has many excellent ideas and activities for summer! Just type the keyword “summer” into the search box.  Check out their “Summer Stay-on-Track Packs” that provide in-depth reviews of lessons learned the previous school year.  Just type “stay on track” in the search bar to locate your child’s grade level.

Are you planning a summer road trip?  Let our librarians help you by gathering a book bundle.  Simply fill out the form and we’ll have it ready for you as leave town.

These websites will provide hours of educational fun!

No Time for Flashcards

Reading Rockets

Childhood 101

These books filled with fun activities will surely help you beat summer boredom and keep your brains active!

A Library card and PIN will be required to access many of the resources listed.  Need help with your card or PIN?  Contact your nearest location or call 419-259-5200. Need a new card?

Cover of Hello Summer!

Hello Summer!

Cover of Get Outside Guide: All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun!

Get Outside Guide: All Things Adventure, Exploration, and Fun!

Cover of 15 Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of the House and Connect With Your Kids

15 Minutes Outside: 365 Ways to Get Out of the House and Connect With Your Kids

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Cover of I Love Birds!: 52 Ways to Wonder, Wander & Explore Birds With Kids

I Love Birds!: 52 Ways to Wonder, Wander & Explore Birds With Kids

Cover of The Big Book of 100 Outdoor Activities

The Big Book of 100 Outdoor Activities

Cover of Cool Outdoor Activities Cool Outdoor Activities
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