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July - a seasonal activity guide for under 5s


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Welcome to our July guide!


This is an all you need to know guide filled with seasonal activity ideas, ways to develop learning at home, storybooks to share and so much more.


Let’s jump straight into our July guide for under 5s.


About July


July is the 7th month of the year and the start of July officially marks the halfway point in the year!


In the northern hemisphere, July is often the warmest month of the year. Whereas in the Southern Hemisphere it’s a winter month and has the coldest temperatures!


Fun facts about July


  • The world’s coldest recorded temperature is -89.2°C. It was recorded in Antarctica on July 21st, 1983.

  • The highest recorded temperature is 56.7°C, which was measured on 10 July 1913 in California, USA.

  • July’s flower is the water lily.

  • Canada, The USA and France celebrate their national holidays in July.


Events

 

July events calendar

1st – International Joke Day

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1st – 14th - Wimbledon

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3rd – International Plastic Bag Free Day

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10th – Don’t Step on a Bee Day

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12th – 4th Aug – Big Butterfly Count

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14th – Shark Awareness Day

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14th – Bastille Day

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15th – St. Swithin’s Day

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17th – World Emoji Day

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18th – Nelson Mandela International Day

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20th – International Moon Day

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22nd – Windrush Day

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27th – 11th Aug – National Marine Week

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26th – 11th Aug – Summer Olympics & Paralympics

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29th – International Tiger Day

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30th – International Day of Friendship

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Recipes to try this month


Cucumber, apple & spinach juice

Homemade cherry pie

Cherry jam

Peach iced tea

Chicken & halloumi burgers

Classic homemade coleslaw

 

Activities


Watermelon Sensory Writing Tray

Seashell Activities

Playdough Flowers Counting

Olympics Activities

Hungry Bumble Bee Sensory Bin

Raising Butterflies From Caterpillars

Books


One Little Butterfly by Lesley Sims 

The Very Hungry Caterpillar's Bug Hunt by Eric Carle 

Who's at the Seaside? by  Julia Donaldson & Lydia Monks

The Frog Olympics by Brian Moses & Amy Husband

The Odd Fish by  Naomi Jones & James Jones

 

Additional Resources






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