This week for our Virtual Book Club Summer Camp The Educators' Spin On It, Rainy Day Mum, and I have been playing, creating, and learning with water!
Here are 11 book-inspired water week activities that we've enjoyed! Click on each link for more details about how to do each activity. Next to each post we've shared a water week themed book that you may enjoy reading along with the activity.
- Rainbow fish match (Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister)
- Water gun painted fish craft (Swimmy by Leo Lionni)
- CD fish craft (Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister)
- Math fun in the pool (Commotion in the Ocean by Giles Andreae)
- Mosaic collage fish craft (Swimmy by Leo Lionni)
- Water fun with babies and toddlers (Fish Eyes by Lois Ehlert)
- Sharing a Shell small world play (Sharing a Shell by Julia Donaldson)
- Learning about land and water around the world (Chloe the Jumbo Jet by Ciandress Jackson)
- Swimming Pool Scrabble (Maisy's Pool by Lucy Cousins)
- Ocean Animal Movement game (I'm the Biggest Thing in the Ocean by Kevin Sherry)
- A House for Hermit Crab movement games (A House for Hermit Crab by Eric Carle)
In addition to sharing about water week on our blogs we have also been pinning ideas that we've found to our Virtual Book Club Summer Camp Pinterest Board.
If you aren't subscribed to our VBC Summer Camp Weekly Activity Planners yet, you can go here to join our VBC Summer Camp!
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As a bonus for our VBC Summer Camp "campers" we have two fabulous giveaways arriving in this week's activity planner from two of our sponsors! All email subscribers can enter the giveaways from Craftprojectideas.com and The Gruffalo!
Make sure to read all of the information below before you enter each giveaway. For detailed giveaway rules, please refer here.
Here are a few details about this week's featured giveaways...
For Giveaway #1 we are giving away a cool box of craft supplies from Craftprojectideas.com.
CraftProjectIdeas.com is dedicated to kids’ arts and crafts projects for preschool children to tweens! From holidays to rainy days, the classroom or at home, you will find step by step instructions to inspire kids with arts and crafts! Many projects on the site contain templates you can download to create at home. Their products can be found at Wal-Mart and are fabulous! You will love crafting with this box of craft supplies. You can also find more ideas from them on Pinterest, YouTube, Twitter, and Facebook.
For Giveaway #2 we are giving away some The Gruffalo and The Gruffalo's Child gift packages (including a book/DVD/plush toy) for three lucky winners!
The Gruffalo DVD
Gruffalo: The Gruffalo's Child DVD
There is also an awesome Gruffalo Adventures coloring contest going on right now that you can enter and win all sorts of other Gruffalo prizes. Go here to learn more. Make sure to tag your photos and posts with #gruffaloadventures.
Click here to download a Gruffalo Adventures contest coloring page
Both giveaways will go from Friday, July 12th until Thursday, July 18th at 11:59pm PST.
Winners will be announced in next Friday’s VBC camp activity planner on July 19th. Only subscribers to the VBC Camp Activity Planner are eligible to enter these giveaways. Click here to subscribe to our VBC Weekly Activity Planner
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Click on the images and links below to check out more info about our wonderful sponsors!
Mike the Knight: Knight in Training
We are also excited to have the support of the following friends of Virtual Book Club!
We Teach- Summer Learning E-book
The Very Hungry Caterpillar Virtual Food Drive
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