Summer Read-a-thon Week 8 Activities

July 31, 2013

The theme this week is Famous People and Famous Places, so here’s some fun ideas to help you explore the theme:

World Landmarks Puzzles – This website is a lot of fun if you enjoy puzzles. There are 50 landmarks that you can learn a little bit about and then you can complete a puzzle of that landmark. You can adjust the difficulty level of the puzzles as well.

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If you have an old Guess Who game board, you can create your own pieces using Google Images – make it a Famous Americans game,Royals around the World, National Landmarks, etc. The possibilities are endless!

Learn more about Famous People at the BBC Primary History – Famous People site. You can learn about 25 people. Each page has a variety of information, sound bites, videos and a quiz. There is even an interactive timeline to help you place these people in time.

If you wanted to be a bit more academic – you could choose a famous person or landmark and have your child write a short report.

Happy learning!

 

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