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    Scheduling: -Schedules for an 8 hour day of camp -Separate daily schedule for 6 groups (up to 100 campers) -Over 350 activities (in 10 sessions), so campers aren’t stuck doing the same activities over and over Create!: -Over 100 hands-on creative activities Devotion: -Daily devotion written for use by any staff member to lead a small group devotion

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    50 fun call-and-response ideas to get students' attention - This is a great list!

    50 fun call-and-response ideas to get students' attention -

    ALPHABET Scavenger Hunt ~ I've done this but used items from a 'treasure box' (a shoe box filled with random small treasures from home), & one by one they chose something, told me what sound it started with & found that letter to place it by. Worked a treat!

    backyard alphabet hunt - teach mama

    art for kids - outdoor archery painting for summer- try to do this with the pool noodle bow

    Art Activities for Kids: Archery Painting

    @Mona Sturges It is #2 on this blog. Marble toes water game! Great idea for future water days!

    Young Teacher Love: Five for Friday!

    It's so hard to stay indoors during those last few days of school. Take your learning outside with these fun games!

    Games for Bringing the Learning Outside | Minds in Bloom

    Spiral Suncatchers Tutorial - {NorthShore Days}

    NorthShore Days.....: Spiral Suncatchers

    End of year party games idea....Field Day Games for Children Ages 5-12

    Field Day Games for Children Ages 5-12 | eHow

    I love the idea of telling stories around a campfire! Here's one you can make for indoors!

    Teach Love: Campfire Stories

    Preschool Printables: Around the World Printable Could do a different country themed day for a week, with themed crafts, snacks, games, songs, and lessons.

    Preschool Printables: Around the World Printable

    Melting crayons in the summer sun. Another activity for solar week

    Six Word Wednesday

    Butter making and other pioneer day ideas... I remember doing this at vacation bible school before it was all big boxed theme curriculum purchased for complete lack of imagination and commitment of the congregation.

    Pioneer day | chinese grandma

    30 Summer Activities for Tweens (Preteens)

    30 Fun Ideas to Help Tweens Survive Summer - Homeschool Survival

    Make slushies without a blender - a fun science experiment for kids

    Make Your Own Slushies: Science for Kids ~ Reading Confetti

    I think would be so fun on a hot day...freeze toys in a big bowl and put the big ice block on the sidewalk and let them use safe tools and water to chip and melt the ice away to get their toys.

    Delightful Learning

    pirate science fun: exploding treasure chests (jellow and household products- attack with vinegar to "open")

    Pirate Science FUN: Exploding Treasure Chests - Fun-A-Day!

    Backyard Olympic Games :: Fun for Kids of all ages :: from

    Backyard Olympic Games

    Play Checkers on the Sidewalk - Fun for a less active field day station or a last day of school station!

    Play Checkers on the Sidewalk on

    Run, jump, or just skip over to take a look at this round up of field day activities for the end of the year!

    Field Day Activities for kids

    Color fight recipe! Repin and read later.

    » How To Make Rainbow Warrior Powder HappyLittleMesses

    Rainy Day Mum: Celebrating the end of In the Garden Week. I always love a list of ideas that are book inspired!

    Celebrating the end of In the Garden Week - Rainy Day Mum

    14 Activities for Bug Week as part of the Virtual Book Club Summer Camp hosted by Rainy Day Mum, Toddler Approved and The Educators' Spin On It

    Bug Week with Virtual Book Club Summer Camp - Rainy Day Mum

    A GREAT collection of Olympic activities for the kiddos (Share It Saturday features)!

    15 Olympic Activities for Kids - Fun-A-Day!

    Some of the BEST Water Balloon Games for summer camp, field Day and hot summer days!

    Home - Easy, Fun & Free Things to Do With Kids

    great round up of summer science experiments for kids from Fun-a-Day

    Top 10 Summer Science Experiments for Kids - Fun-A-Day!