Welcome to my Summer Activities letter R. If you have been following my Summer Activities Pinterest board, you probably know that we have been busy trying to do one letter each day to enliven our summer break. However, we did put it on hold due to an overseas holiday, so we’re slowly catching up the letters.
We went to National Adventure Farm not long ago and were lucky to be able pet rabbits and other animals.
R for Rainbow
We like to spot rainbows after rainfall. Rainbows are such a beautiful natural wonder!
Painting a rainbow is a great way to learn the seven different colours: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo and violet, often remembered by the mnemonic Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain.
Reading a book a day before bedtime is always part of our bedtime routine. From reading Mr Men’s, Horrid Henry’s to the Read At Home series, and many other short story books in between.
R for Robot
Junk modelling is a great way to encourage children to be creative and upcycle materials to build/design an item. Using boxes and cardboard tubes along with kitchen foil to create your own robot. This is what Mr K created by drawing on a flat box.
R for Run
Running is a great activity to do with children as it encourages them to exercise and keep healthy. Running can be fun too. Our surroundings are quite boring. So to encourage children to keep running, I make a list to spot while running. Like spot a dog, a bird, count the number of bicycles, identify a plant etc.
Phew! We are nearly finishing the letters soon! Look out for Summer Activities S.