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Swing Into Summer with These Cool Printables!
Scholastic Elementary Newsletter | June 2012
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Free Printables
Looking for a fresh way to engage your grade schooler? Try these fun activity sheets!
Riddle Time
Why don’t ducks like to get mail? Your grade schooler will have to crunch these fraction challenges in order to solve this riddle!
Shifting Shadows
Ask your kids if shadows always fall in the same place, then give them this activity sheet to help them figure it out.
Happy Campers
This fun “summer camp” printable helps explain what a subject is. But watch out for the mosquitoes!
School & Homework Help
Ensure your child’s school success with these timely tips and resources.
Summer Slide
Try these 3 tips for helping your kids retain what they’ve learned in school – and even build upon their reading skills.
That’s a Wrap
Celebrate accomplishments and ease separation anxieties when the school year wraps up.
Year-End Report Cards
Try to understand the big picture and foster a positive attitude towards learning that will last through the summer.
Learning Activities
These fun how-to’s will help your kids strengthen both imagination and skills at home.
On the Road
Get going with these easy, creative ideas for fun and educational family field trips.
Summer Stargazing
The magical night sky is the perfect playground for your child’s imagination.
Engage the Senses
Keep your kids learning all season by heading outdoors into nature’s classroom.
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Dear Parent,
Summer’s here, and with the long days of sunshine come a new set of challenges: how to keep your kids learning (and active!) outside of school. Check out some of our coolest ideas for the warm-weather days of June, from this month’s most anticipated books to family field trips...and even creative suggestions for turning any road trip into a teachable moment. Hope you have a great start to summer!
  June’s Most Anticipated Books
What’s new and noteworthy in children’s books this month? Check out these recommendations that are sure to please. We especially love Big Nate: What Could Possibly Go Wrong? by Lincoln Peirce.
  Redefining Road Trips
Find ways to smooth your upcoming road trip (or even everyday errands in the car). This quick video will help you get out of any traffic jam.
  Summer Reading Challenge
With the Scholastic Summer Challenge, kids log their reading minutes to win rewards! Plus, find parent resources and booklists.
Reading Strategies
  Get inspired to read every day with your kids using these expert strategies and book recommendations.
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  3 Must-Try Strategies
Try these parent-tested tips for encouraging your child to read all summer long.
  Summer-Camp Stories
Whether your grade-schooler is going away or camping in the backyard, these tales will inspire him. He may even make up his own stories around the campfire!
  Olympic Reads
Whether your reader is a sports fanatic or just an avid book-lover, she’ll enjoy these biographies filled with awe-inspiring stories and fascinating facts.
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  Mother-Daughter Book Club
Start a tradition of reading with your daughter with a Mother-Daughter Book Club. Enter our Sweepstakes to win a Skype visit from an author at your next book club meeting.
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