June Themes and Resources

It’s JUNE! Summer is finally here. Enjoy learning together in the warmth and beauty of nature or cool off inside with our fun history and story book ideas. We have nature study, liturgical living, food, books, and learning ideas will inspire you for a month of family learning fun.

Nature Study In June

Outside and summer beauty are the name of the game when it comes to nature study in June. Enjoy the flowering plants, green trees, and warm weather before the summer heat sets in.

 

Faith Themes In The Month of June

This month we celebrate Pentecost and the Easter season ends with a return to Ordinary Time.

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Food And Family Themes In June

June food is about fresh fruits and veggies from the farmers market and ice cream!

  • National Cheese Day (4) – Have a cheese tasting party.
  • National Donut Day (5) – It’s a “Just because we can” trip to the donut shop!
  • Summer farm stand favorite veggies – Visit your local stand, choose a veggie, and make a new dish.
  • Strawberries (and other summer berries) – Make strawberry shortcake.
  • Grilling
  • Ice Cream – Read about the history of ice cream and its international origins

Books Perfect For June Learning

It’s a great time to pack a picnic and savor a book in the outdoors. Enjoy these selections that celebrate the nature and holidays of this month.

The Book of Brilliant Bugs (The Magic and Mystery of Nature)The Book of Brilliant Bugs (The Magic and Mystery of Nature)We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Classic Board Books)We’re Going on a Bear Hunt (Classic Board Books)Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride (Caldecott Honor Book)Hot Air: The (Mostly) True Story of the First Hot-Air Balloon Ride (Caldecott Honor Book)Henry And Mudge First BookHenry And Mudge First BookAesop's Fables Hardcover: The Classic Edition by The New York Times Bestselling Illustrator, Charles Santore (Charles Santore Children's Classics)Aesop’s Fables Hardcover: The Classic Edition by The New York Times Bestselling Illustrator, Charles Santore (Charles Santore Children’s Classics)D-Day: Untold stories of the Normandy Landings inspired by 20 real-life people.D-Day: Untold stories of the Normandy Landings inspired by 20 real-life people.If You Give a Dog a DonutIf You Give a Dog a DonutThe Very Hungry CaterpillarThe Very Hungry CaterpillarBen and the Emancipation Proclamation (Incredible Lives for Young Readers)Ben and the Emancipation Proclamation (Incredible Lives for Young Readers)By the Dawn's Early Light: The Story of the Star-spangled BannerBy the Dawn’s Early Light: The Story of the Star-spangled BannerAntsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, a Life in NatureAntsy Ansel: Ansel Adams, a Life in NatureHedgehugsHedgehugsThe Eagles are BackThe Eagles are BackMeteor!Meteor!The Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank's WindowThe Tree in the Courtyard: Looking Through Anne Frank’s WindowPaul BunyanPaul Bunyan

June Field Trips For Your Homeschool Study

The ocean, lake, or pool is calling. Also, the farmers market can be a wonderful learning experience as well as a grocery run!

  • Go to the beach if it is close by. If not a lake will do. Water sports like kayaking and paddle boarding are great this time of year.
  • Visit your local farm stand for fresh fruits and veggies.
  • Visit your local botanical gardens to see the rose varieties on hand

Crafts And Activities For June Learning

There are so many fun things to explore this month!  Pull out the flip flops, your pocket constitution, and a good book and let’s go.

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