Thursday, May 26, 2016

Avoid the Summer Slide


SYNC is a audiobook program for teens 13+. Sign up and listen to many titles for free between May 5th and August 17th offers lots of interactive games for young learners has reading activities for students in grades K-5 reads stories of various levels out loud and has activities to play as well

National Geographic has wonderful, colorful stories and games

Get a Pen Pal!  The International Pen Friends website allows you to sign up to get pen pals from around the world!

A wonderful list of writing prompts for rainy days and creative writers


The great activity to do that involves math is cooking!  Go to the local farmer’s market and whip up something in the kitchen for dinner - real life skill!

Plan a trip - Use google maps to plan a day trip.  Calculating distances is another real life skill!

Cool Math Games - tons of logic, math and skills games - all FREE

Hooda Math - free math games for all ages K-12.  

iXL - fee attached to this, but links to common core for students in grades K - 8. (math and ELA)

Virtual Field Trips:


Barnes and Noble offers students a free book if they track what they read throughout the summer

Chuck E Cheese - Read 2 weeks and get 10 free tokens!

Half Price Books - Read 300 minutes in June and July and get a $5 voucher for books each month.

Check out your local public library- most offer summer incentive programs including free bikes, baseball games and food!

AND just for fun….FREE BOWLING!  

Would love to have others share their resources!!!

1 comment:

  1. Jodie,

    What a great list of resources for summer learning! Thank you for sharing:) I'll be sure to share this with my group as well!