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READING LOG: Print off another log if you’ve run out of room from last month! We encourage you to visit your local library to stock up on this month’s reading. Any book counts, but we’ve included suggestions below.

JULY CALENDAR: Save or print out July’s Summer Learning Challenge calendar.

July Resources

Match up the resources called for in the July calendar:

Week of July 2

7/2: Download Wild Kratts Baby Buddies and Wild Kratts World Adventure apps

7/3: Create a Wild Kratts Nature Journal

7/4: Suggested children’s books for the Fourth of July
7/4: Red, White, and Blue Tag activity
7/4: Fourth of July related crafts

7/5: Write-it-Wednesday: Watch Wild Kratts: “Pangolin Rescue Mission” and complete a wildlife journal entry.

7/7: Chocolate Day! Experiment and decide on your favorite chocolate recipes.

7/8: Rainbow created by water activity
7/8: Suggested rainbow reading: What Makes a Rainbow?: A Magic Ribbon Book by Betty Ann Schwartz

Week of July 9

7/10: Watch Sid the Science Kid: “Growing Plants
7/10: Suggested books about gardening

7/13: Temperature Scavenger Hunt activity
7/13: Even more weather-related activities

7/14: DIY ice cream recipe (get ready for National Ice Cream Day on July 16!). Bonus: add fruit.
7/14: Even more ice cream related recipes

7/15: Archaeologist Ice Excavation activity
7/15: Archaeology suggested reading: Patterns in Peru: An Adventure in Patterning by Cindy Neuschwander

Week of July 16

7/16: Don’t forget the Wild Kratt’s Alaska: Hero’s Journey movie screening at 2pm at Alamo Drafthouse – Cedars.

7/18: Wild Kratts Adventure: Discovering Senses activity
7/18: More sense-related activities 

7/20: Download and print a Moon Journal
7/20: Moon-related activities 
7/20: Suggestions for books about the moon:
The Moon Seems to Change by Franklyn M. Branley
Mousetronaut: Based on a (Partially) True Story by Mark Kelly
The Moon Book by Gail Gibbons

7/21: Download Wild Kratts Creature Power app

7/22: Ice Volcanoes activity
7/22: Suggestions for books about volcanoes for pre-k through second grade

Week of July 23

7/23: Listen to African Savannah music while reading! Suggested books:
Baby Animals in Savanna Habitats by Bobbie Kalman
Tree of Life: The World of the African Baobab by Barbara Bash
Over in the Grasslands: On an African Savanna by Marianne Berkes

7/24: Amelia Earhart Day suggested reading:
Amelia and Eleanor Go For A Ride by Pam Munoz Ryan
A Picture Book of Amelia Earhart by David A. Adler

7/28: Green Julius Smoothie recipe

Week of July 30

7/30: Wild Kratts Math Adventure Animal Habitats activity

7/31: International Friendship Day reading