Microsoft Office doesn't have 2012-2013 academic calendars in their templates (yet) so here are some calendars that you can download and use as you plan next year.
Interesting set of carnival ideas I found on Google plus. Carnival games.
So, you're going to throw a party? Whether you're a parent or running a summer camp, here are some great ideas for parties and summer games to plan. Get creative. summer flowers and more.
Why do we have summer? Some lesson plans including myths about summer. These would be fascinating stories to tel students as you celebrate the summer solstice.
Lessons teaching about the values of the Olympics and Paralympic games. These are coming up in July/ August. You can use this powerpoint as a starting point.
The summer solstice is June 24. Here are some lesson plans for this day. If you're working with summer camps, you can do something more simple like water parties or other ways to celebrate the longest day of the year. Some of the ideas I like are the creation of a sundial, learning how to calculate sun altitude depending upon your latitude as well as some literature related themes.
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