The weather may not always be warm and toasty during the summer season, but that doesn't mean your child can't bask in the light of a cheery yellow sun all summer long. Make vocabulary practice a little brighter with this summer words puzzle!
What You Need:
Summer vocabulary list
White poster board
What You Do:
Put the place mat beneath the Styrofoam circle.
Have your child paint the top and sides of the Styrofoam circle yellow.
Set it aside to dry.
Turn the Styrofoam circle over and let him paint that side yellow as well.
Set it aside to dry again.
This step is all you. Carefully make a shallow cut along the center side of the Styrofoam circle.
Don't let him put away the paint just yet! Have your child paint the poster board yellow.
Let him use scissors to cut triangles from the poster board. He should make at least thirty yellow triangles.
Have your child write one word from his summer vocabulary list on about half of the yellow triangles.
Without him peeking, write random vocabulary words on the rest of the triangles. These words should have nothing to do with summer.
Put all the triangles on the table.
Let him stick only the summer words into the side of the Styrofoam circle.
As he places each "sunbeam" into the circle, quiz him on the word's definition.