These summer unit study ideas will keep kids of all ages having fun learning with topics they will be eager to study. Summer is a perfect time to get in some relaxed themed learning with unit studies
Summer Unit Study Ideas
You can make them hands-on with outdoor activities or beat the heat with a trip to an air-conditioned library to pick out the books you’ll need. Start with this ultimate list of A to Z Summer Homeschool Unit Study Ideas and let your imaginations run wild!
Apples. You can grab my Apples Unit Study and Lapbook.
Archaeology. You can grab my free What is History and What is Archaeology minibook here.
Beaches. Add my Free Super Seashore Watching Unit Study and Beach Lapbook to your study.
Berries. This strawberry unit study and lapbook is a fun start.
Bees. Fascinating and Fun Honey Bees Unit Study and Lapbook for Kids can be used to study bees.
Bats. Why Bats Are Not Birds Fun Homeschool Unit Study and Lapbook is a fun study in summer too.
Birds. You can grab my free American Robin Unit Study and Lapbook here.
Camping (National Parks or outdoor survival)
Summer Themed Unit Study Topics
Frogs. You can grab my free Loads of Toads and Frogs Unit Study and Lapbook here.
Fire (how to build, science behind it). Look at Lewis and Clark: Hands-on History. Make a Char Cloth.
You’ll also want to check out the free curriculum and programs that Homeschool Buyers Co-op has just for summer. It’s a great way to see if you like a curriculum and they have so many free and fun things to try.
Garden studies. You can grab my free Feasting and Foraging Unit Study and Lapbook here.
Insects. You can grab my free Amber Unit Study and Lapbook here.
Juice, jelly, and jam making
At the lake
Mountains. Look at How Does the Power of Ice Shape Mountains here.
Night study (astronomy). Start your study with Exploring Space and Astronomy Free Unit Study for Multiple Ages.
Ocean studies. You can grab my free Ocean Unit Study and Lapbook here.
Outdoor movie theater
Picasso. Grab free Art Study Curriculum and Notebooking pages here.
Pond life. Above & Below: Pond Unit Study, Hands-on Ideas, & Lapbook is a way to include all ages.
Queens in history. Grab my free Famous Pharaohs and Queens lapbook here.
Rainforest. Grab my free Amazon Rain Forest Unit Study and Lapbooks here.
Sea shells. Check out my post How to Dissolve a Seashell – Beach Hands-on Fun Activity
And we always love nature walks anytime of the year and love this series of nature books!
Turtles vs tortoises. Grab my free From Egg to Sea Turtle Unit Study and Lapbook here.
Underneath the ground
You’ll love these other ideas:
- How to Use Summertime to Put a Foot in Homeschooling
- 30 Summer Activities for Middle School Kids
- Free Ocean Unit Study and Lapbook
- Easy and Fun Nature Study: Beautiful Birds
I hope this list of 100 ideas will get you thinking about hands-on A to Z summer unit study fun!
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