Early Learning Resources Summer Planning Activities - EYFS / KS1

Summer Planning Activities

A collection of early years (EYFS) / key stage 1 (KS1) activity ideas that are ideal to use in the summer term. This section includes fun craft activities, beach related games and lots ideas relating to this topic that you can try in your classroom or early years setting. You may also be interested in our Seaside/Beach section and Under the Sea section.

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Shadows poem

‘Let’s Play Shadows!’ Poem

Bags of Bunting Activity

Bags of Bunting Craft Activity

Beach Themed Number Track

Blowing bubbles activity

Blowing Bubbles Activity

Coloured Sand Jars Craft Activity

Coloured Sand Jars Craft Activity

Crazy crabs poem

Crazy Crabs Poem

Everlasting sandcastles craft activity

Everlasting Sandcastles Craft Activity

Flower windows activity

Flower Windows Craft Activity

Gold Oranges summer poem

Golden Oranges Summer Poem

Homemade lemonade recipe

Homemade Lemonade Recipe


Ice Cubes Activity

Imaginary Ice cream Sundae

Imaginary Ice Cream Sundae Craft Activity


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