- grab some popcorn and watch the Wizard of Oz (which premiered on August 18, 1939)
- go to the library and check out some of the books on the Children’s Book of the Year short list or use previous year’s lists to help you find a new favourite.
- coolish weather makes it a great time to have an indoor excursions, so why not visit your local museum or art gallery
- get out your useful box (a box of recycled materials and useful things for art and craft) and invent something
- head to the nursery and decide what you want to plant this Spring
- build a fort with pillows, sheets and chairs
- go out after dark and observe the moon – where is it in the sky (high, low)? what size and shape is the moon? what colour is the moon?
- try a new fruit. Have you ever tasted a blood orange, a custard apple or rhubarb? These are all in season (in Australia) in August.
- still looking for indoor or ‘I can rug up’ activities to try – why not try rockclimbing (children 5 and over should be able to give this a go).
- get the family working together to complete a big jigsaw puzzle.
August 2, 2010
10 ways to make August memorable
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