Summer Fun Unit Study

Summer Fun Unit Study

In this unit study we learned about some summer fun activities. This unit study is geared for elementary students with 9 days worth of lessons.  I did the unit study with my 1st grader and would recommend it for Kindergarten through 3rd grade.

Summer Fun Unit Study

Day 1: The Sun

Day 2: Water

Day 3: Baseball

Day 4: Watermelon

Day 5: Bubbles

Day 6: Lemonade

Day 7: Water Balloons

Day 8: Ice Cream

Day 9: Swimming

Summer Fun Book List

Books can be read by the child to by the parent to the child depending on the child’s reading level.  I still love to read to my boys.

Books I used in the lessons:

  • Where Does the Sun Go at Night? By Amy S. Hansen
  • Water by Kate Walker
  • On the Team Baseball by Mason Burdick
  • Watermelon Day by Kathi Appelt
  • Pop! A Book About Bubbles by Kimberly Brubaker Bradely
  • Lemons and Lemonade by Nancy Loewen
  • Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst
  • Super Simple Things go do with Balloons by Kelly Doudna
  • Ice Cream The Full Scoop by Gail Gibbons
  • Simming by Tracy Nelson Maurer

Other age appropriate books:  

  • The Magic School Bus At the Waterworks by Joanna Cole
  • Take Me Out to the Ball Game by Maryann Kovalski
  • There’s No Crying in Baseball by Anita Yasuda
  • The Magic School Bus Plays Ball by Joanna Cole
  • The Berenstain Bears Play T-Ball by Stan & Jan Berenstain
  • Little Baseball by Brad Herzog
  • The Lucky Baseball Bat by Matt Christopher
  • Watermelon Wishes by Lisa Moser
  • The Berenstain Bears and the Missing Watermelon Money by The Berenstains
  • Bubble Trouble by Mary Packard
  • Bubble Bubble by Mercer Mayer
  • Olivia Opens a Lemonade Stand by Kama Einhorn
  • Alex and the Amazing Lemonade Stand by Liz and Jay Scott
  • The Yellow Balloon by Charlotte Dematons
  • Big Yellow Balloon by Helen Bird
  • Curious George and the Hot Air Balloon by Margret & H.A. Ray’s
  • The Scoop on Ice Cream by Catherine Ipcizade
  • Curious George Goes to an Ice Cream Shop by Margret & H.A. Ray’s
  • Cork & Fuzz the Swimming Lessons by Dori Chaconas

Summer Fun Movie List

  • The Magic School Bus Catches A Wave
  • The Magic School Bus Super Sports Fun


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