Inside: Looking for preschool summer camps? Here’s a variety of different programs that you can do at home or in the classroom. Lots of different fun activities guaranteed to keep your children busy!
Summer has arrived. You have 1, 2, or perhaps even more kids to keep busy until school returns in a couple of months. You are just waiting for the “I don’t have anything to do” whine. Parents, I’ve got you covered. I’ve collected the best, most fun preschool summer camps and activities that my talented blogger friends have put together.
Seriously, fun activities!
Summer camps you can do at home.
Summer printables you can download and give to the kids today.
Art camps that are perfect for mixed age groups, so you can use them with playdates.
Summer book clubs that will add more literacy to your kids’ days!
Or how about printable activity calendars that give you a plan for each day?
So next time you hear “Mom, there’s nothing to do!”… you have some fun ideas at your fingertips. And you just might get some free time to grab a cup of coffee, check your emails, think about what to make for dinner!
Psst…Scroll down to grab your free printable summer list!
Fun Preschool Summer Camps and Activities
Here is the collection! Please note that these are in no particular order. Scroll and click on what looks good, and you will get the details.
Summer Activity Calendars
2021 Summer Book Based Activity Calendars
These calendars are perfect for families or classrooms with preschoolers through grade 2! Families can hang the calendar on the refrigerator each month and take the resource sheet with them to the library to gather the books for the month.
Summer Camp at Home
Your kids will be busy learning, making and playing active games. No more wasted summer!
Each day SUMMER CAMP AT HOME offers 3 different activities (that kids can watch in a fun and short video with easy instructions).
The camp has 45 videos PLUS a fun bonus CHALLENGE BOARD GAME.
More information: Summer Camp at Home
Art Spark DIY Summer Camp
Here’s your summer solution for mixed age groups! This is a complete program of fun, engaging art adventures that work with kids of all ages. Invite some friends to join in!
More information: Art Spark DIY Summer Camp
Summer Printable Fun and Learning Pack
20 printable scavenger hunts, life skills and games for kids that will keep them engaged and busy for HOURS this summer!
More Information: Summer Printable Fun and Learning Pack
Summertime Thematic Unit for Preschoolers
The summertime thematic unit is a 182 (total) page unit for use in a home, classroom, or center setting with preschool and kindergarten children. Suggestions for younger and slightly older children are given where possible.
More information: Summertime Thematic Unit
More summer activities for kids:
Virtual Book Club for Kids Summer Camp
This book club is 3 weeks of camp themed fun created by early childhood specialists and busy moms. Geared for kids ages 18 months to 8 years old.
More information: Kids Summer Book Club
The A-Z Play at Home Series
Playful activities that expose young children to the alphabet, one letter a day!
More information: The A-Z Play at Home Series
Young Scientists Summer Camp
These activities can work for multiple ages from preschool through early elementary school. There’s so much learning, playing, and exploring going on this summer. Included are great science snacks, games, projects, and of course experiments and activities for each day of the week. Each day has its own theme with several experiments and activities listed to try. You can modify them or add to them as you need to for different abilities.
More information: Summer Science Camp Experiments for Kids
Nature Camp is a great way to get some outside learning while you’re still playing and exploring the outdoors!
More information: Nature Camp
Preschool STEM Camp
5 days of book-themed STEM explorations for children ages 3-6.
More information: Preschool STEM Camp
Free printable summer list! Click on the photo for the pdf download:
Summer Lesson Plans
I’ve teamed up with other early childhood teachers and homeschoolers to put together these hands-on summer lesson plans for toddlers and preschoolers!
Easy to follow lesson plans that include activity modifications and adaptations to meet the needs of all learners.
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