Last June we had a few awesome “special day” studies as part of our summer homeschooling. Below are those special day posts. Each one has the links to the teaching resources we used.
June 11, 1770 – Discovery of the Great Barrier Reef https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/11/reef/
June 14 – Flag Day, https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/14/flag-day/
June 16 , 1898 – Birthday of mathematician/graphic artist M.C. Escher https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/17/mathematical-art/
June 19 – Garfield’s (the cat, not the president) birthday!https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/19/garfield-the-cat-not-the-president/
June 24 – International Fairy Day and UFO Day. https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/24/faries-vs-aliens/
June 25 – Log Cabin Day, https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/25/log-cabin/
June 26, 1819 – First bicycle made in the USA https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/26/bicycle-lessons/
June 28 – Great American Backyard Campout https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2013/06/22/the-great-american-backyard-campout/
For the complete listing of special days in June, 2014 click here https://stilllearningsomethingnew.com/2014/05/28/special-days-in-june-2/
Our special days studies for June 2014? The kids and I have our eyes on a few:
Magic Day (6-12),
Friday the 13th – I’ve already started a lesson plan about the origins of superstitions
Nature Photography Day (6-15),
1st Day of Summer (June 21)
As the studies develop, I’ll keep you posted and be sure to share our learning links. I’d love to know what special studies you’ve got in mind for June’s summer homeschooling! Please leave a comment.