Google+ Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas: Kids Summer Writing: Vacation Journals

Friday, July 4, 2014

Kids Summer Writing: Vacation Journals


Keeping up with learning over the summer isn't easy but it's definitely doable. 
Keeping kids learning while on an actual vacation - that takes creativity.

As the final post in our Summer Learning Series 2014 I am going to share one of the ways I plan to keep the Lil Divas learning when we head out on our vacation to San Francisco this summer - Vacation Journals! 


One of the things we are working on this summer is writing. We keep a summer writing journal. I have the Lil Divas pick from fun writing prompts and I encourage them to freely write in their journals as well. The Littlest Diva was writing about some of the fun things we have done this summer and some of the things she still hopes to do when I was "inspired". 

My thoughts - Wouldn't it be great to keep a vacation journal?! A place where the girls could write about the places they hope to visit during our trip BEFORE we go on vacation and then update it DURING our trip as we travel. It would be a great way to keep the girls writing, they'd be doing research (for the before section) and documenting their vacation along the way. It would be a great way to keep them learning and doubles as a vacation keepsake/memento! I am in LOVE with this idea. I am hoping the girls enjoy doing it and want to continue each summer after this one. 

Here are our Vacation Journals 2014: San Francisco Edition



I let the Lil Divas pick a notebook they wanted to use. I just asked them to pick one large enough that they could write in and add photos to as well. Our first step was to decorate the front cover. The Lil Divas decided they wanted a photo of the Golden Gate Bridge (we just found an image online they liked) on the cover. I also printed some fun pictures of stamp images to add to the covers. 


Once we had our journals ready we sat down for some research. Most of our trip has been mapped out so I took the opportunity to share 10 Must See Places in San Francisco that we would be visiting. After reading a little about each place online we printed out some photos and the girls added them to their journals. They included the name of each attraction and a sentence or two about it. 


As we visit each location or attraction the Lil Divas will update their journals with photos, facts learned and their thoughts/opinions on the place. They are excited about keeping these vacation journals and I can't wait to see the finished books. It's going to be such a fun vacation keepsake for them. 



More learning on vacation ideas by my series co-hosts:


6 Summer Literacy Adventures
(Home Literacy Blueprint)



Have fun learning on vacation!
Bern

29 comments:

  1. It is a great idea for them to research where they will be going prior to their trip. The journals are so attractive, too. Great job!

    ReplyDelete
  2. Hi! I just love this idea, too! It's scrapbooking with a mission:) Thanks for sharing it. I will do, as well!

    ReplyDelete
  3. We are dedicated to the breeding of the finest quality, sweet-tempered rough-coated pug puppies at the most reasonable prices. We take great pride in the feedback received from purchasers of our puppies that their puppies have grown up to be very social and friendly adult dogs. This provides us with the necessary incentive to continue breeding these wonderful, loving and loyal companions..
    Our Website Link: Pug Puppies for sale
    pug puppy
    pug for sale
    pug puppies for sale near me
    pug puppies for sale under 500
    pug for sale near me

    ReplyDelete
  4. Summer vacation is a great time for kids to apply what they learned during the school & college year. So, just go with cutpriceessay.com and grab the best essay writing service help writer and absolutely a greater mark.


    ReplyDelete
  5. Being a mom in my mid-40s, I remember my dad bringing multiple trading cards of Steve Young and Deion Sanders because 49ers made us fall in love with San Francisco. As soon as my oldest gets his top standard human resources dissertation topics for his research papers that’s been helping him, I’ll have him order a portrait of PIER 39, and so I could express my love for the city.

    ReplyDelete
  6. You are my inspiration, I have few blogs and sometimes run out from post :).buy track 1 and 2 dumps online

    ReplyDelete
  7. If you are looking rent ferrari 488 dubai for a monthly car hire solution, we here at Al Emad can provide you with high-quality vehicles at the cheapest prices for your travels within cheap car rental dubai monthly the UAE.

    ReplyDelete
  8. If you are looking for a cheapest monthly rent a car dubai monthly car hire solution, we here at Al Emad can provide you with high-quality vehicles at the cheapest prices for your dubai airport transfer travels within the UAE.

    ReplyDelete
  9. To Rent a Car Dubai, you only need a valid international driver’s permit, visa, and passport. You also need your home country driver’s license. Here are the six places for car rental.

    ReplyDelete
  10. Dubai is a large city, and getting around without a vehicle is challenging. You can get to your destination quickly and conveniently with Dubai Cars Rent. To have the best rent a car services, our team is very helpful and timely.

    ReplyDelete
  11. All things considered, it is dark to pick any open vehicle administration to look at all of the emirate's 70 shopping centers without a private leased car to take you around. There are certain things which you ought to consider while driving in this city.Visit Rental Cars UAE the intersection numbers are not requested intelligently.

    ReplyDelete

  12. Thanks for sharing this.,
    Leanpitch provides crash course in Brain hacks using NLP everyone can use it wisely.

    Brain hacks with NLP

    NLP training

    ReplyDelete
  13. Thanks for sharing this.,
    Leanpitch provides crash course in Brain hacks using NLP everyone can use it wisely.

    NLP training

    NLP crash course

    ReplyDelete
  14. The author has discussed a very resourceful topic in times of the pandemic. We, as a nation, cannot keep our children out of schools forever. Hence a plan needs to be implemented where children can safely go to school without getting mass infected. However, it is not recommended for parents or children to go physically to the shops for book supplies. Hence there is a need for an online book shop such as KitaabNow.

    ReplyDelete


  15. Thanks for sharing this.,
    Leanpitch provides crash course in Facilitating change everyone can use it wisely.

    Reducing barrier for change

    Facilitating change

    ReplyDelete
  16. The jackets that we sell are replicas of the coats worn by top television celebrities because it is a growing trend to copy them when it comes to fashion. These celebrities have really become the trendsetters. This leisure was hitherto in reach of only the rich and the rest could only dream about it. But now these jackets are available for all people who want to buy them because of our affordable prices. So we welcome you to come and buy celebrity jackets of excellent quality and know more about us and our products!
    buy brown leather jacket women

    ReplyDelete
  17. An online math and science study programme for students in grades XI and XII, as well as Jee Preparation.
    Best Online Course For Iit Jee content is created by IIT and IIM graduates with extensive expertise and experience in competitive exams in India. Our team has more than 15 years of experience working in the retail and financial industries. https://fosterjee.com

    ReplyDelete

  18. Thanks .,Turient is an All-in-one platform for all our teaching needs. If Teaching is your passion ,enabling is ours
    Read the Informative blog - 11 Free Teaching Tools for Online Teachers
    11 Free Teaching Tools for Online Teachers
    Free Teaching Tools

    ReplyDelete
  19. If you do nothing out of this list of SEO Trends for 2022 but this one thing, make sure to add more evergreen content to your website.

    ReplyDelete
  20. I'm sharing some nice for the kids to enjoy their summer vacation at home or somewhere they are going to visit in this time. This amazing gaming stuff is harmless for them.
    4x4 SUV Jeep Racing
    Oil Tanker Transporter
    Jurassic Dino Hunting
    Dinosaur Shooting Game
    Superhero Car Stunts
    Police Pursuit: Chase Game

    My Work

    ReplyDelete
  21. Our professionals have a wealth of expertise dealing with problems that Medical Billing Small Practices face while processing claims, including complicated documentation requirements, fee reimbursement limitations, delayed payments, etc.

    ReplyDelete
    Replies
    1. GT Car Stunt: Crazy Car Games
      https://carparkinggamesfw.blogspot.com/2022/09/httpsplay.google.comstoreappsdetailsidcom.ultimate.crazy.car.fw.stunts.html

      Get a unique driving experience in GT car stunt on impossible tracks of stunt car extreme by performing crazy car stunts on ramps with supercars of stunt master 3d. Be safe while racing the crazy car stunt 3D to keep away from an impossible fall. The dangerous path of car stunt master driving is a hard-driving game on zigzag tracks or mega ramps 3D on the road. This is Crazy Car Stunts Game. Do you dare to take up the unsolvable wheels game challenge? If so, get into the crazy car stunts, buckle up your seat belt, hold the steering, and enjoy the most realistic car stunt races of crazy car stunt drive experience over the car mega ramps of stunt master 3d.


      This Impossible car stunt mega ramp has modern cars like sports cars, police cars, and cars stunts mega ramp waiting to be driven around by a modern driver. Starting levels of crazy car stunts 3D mega ramp are not difficult to play yet steadily forthcoming levels are harder to play like extreme 3d stunt cars or challenges of stunt car extreme. These ultimate racing cars and new mega formula car stunts will give you a restricted opportunity to finish your level, amazing formula car stunts are different for each level first racing cars of each level would be simple These police ramp car stunts and amazing car stunts of this 3d game have many funky racing cars stunts like ultimate racing stunts, be cautious during the drive on crazy car stunts: stunts master 3D & simulator and drive mega ramp car is limitless. All crazy mega ramps have different crazy car stunt reviews which depend upon their performance, Top speed, controlling steering, and suspension.

      Do you want to get the ultimate mega car stunt experience inside Crazy car stunts: car games? Get ready to drive the fast cars in mega police car stunt games and prove yourself an expert and a brave Gadi wala car stunt master on mega car stunt games. You will get the police mega car stunt challenges of mega ramp car stunts 3D that brings the real thrill of GT Car Stunts: stunt master games. You will enjoy mega ramp car stunt 3D car racing games in GT car stunt offline kar games. For all those who are crazy for mega ramp 3D games, this car driving game would be a great source of Gadi wala game: car stunt 3d games.

      Now prepare to enjoy yourself in mega ramp car games. Take a test drive in our crazy mega car stunts game to become stunt master 3d, and finish eye-catching force stunts because traffic stunts drivers do outrageous tricks and mega ramps car stunt game from a wide extent of likely crazy car stunt determination of GT car stunt: Car Games. The formula car stunt game is amazing. Experience real crazy mega 3D ramp stunts game, unbelievable tracks game with the heavy 3D cars for car stunt races. Secure your safety belt, get into your crazy car 3D mega ramp stunts and begin the unbelievable move of 3D Gadi wala game cars on the impossible path of stunt car extreme now! wave your epic and exciting moves, and perform dangerous yet exciting tricks of the mega ramp-stunt master 3d. Clear all the levels of our modern car racing levels car games and become the championship of genuine crazy car stunts 3D Gadi wala game driver
      Ready for special trick-forming and thrilling Modes in GT Car Stunts: Car Games :
      1 Boundlessness Mode in GT car stunt Mega Ramp.
      2 Mega ramp: Car Stunt Races Tricks Mode
      3 Car Stunt Driving Simulator for mega ramp car games.
      4 Different themes are used in this mega ramps car stunt 3d.
      5 3D Vertical plus horizontal ramps for car stunt races
      6 Different themes in this mega ramp car racing
      7 Easy to learn physical controls and mechanics
      8 The user-friendly interface of formula car stunt games

      Delete
  22. Thanks for sharing Kids Summer Writing Vacation Journals tips as a parent, it's important to encourage your kids to keep a writing journal during the summer.

    It's also important to set aside time for yourself to write.
    If you don't have any specific writing goals, now is the time to set some.

    The most important thing is to find a balance between writing for yourself and writing for your kids.

    Here are a few tips to help you get started:

    1. Choose a comfortable spot to write.

    2. Make sure you have enough time to write.

    3. Set a goal for each writing session.

    4. Take breaks when you need to.

    5. Keep a notebook or journal handy to jot down ideas.

    6. Don't forget to have fun!

    Writing can be a fun and rewarding activity for both you and your kids. By following these tips, you can make the most of your summer writing vacation.

    Thanks,
    https://iscopus.com/scopus-indexed-journals.php

    ReplyDelete
  23. To ease your weight on a vacation you really want to totally different yourself from work or some other consistently pressures that you experience.
    beach get-away

    ReplyDelete
  24. carparkinggamesfw.blogspot.com
    https://carparkinggamesfw.blogspot.com/2022/09/httpsplay.google.comstoreappsdetailsidcom.ultimate.crazy.car.fw.stunts.html
    The Fun World Games Studios gives you the first-ever car parking simulator Games: Multiplayer car driving Games as in a realistic car parking simulator of a 3D environment to simulate your world and to check the Multiplayer car driving Games will make you feel crazy as you drive open-world multiplayer mode in this parking games. Do you have a love for open-world multiplayer mode? Amazing car parking missions, Multiplayer school driving challenges, and new car games with smooth controls will double up the Prado parking simulator. School Driving Mode, Multiplayer Mode and Challenge mode will master your car parking skills.

    Start your Car parking games career with the starter mode of the Car Driving Simulator. Enhance your extreme School Parking 3D in Addictive 3d Parking and pass an easy crazy driving school for mysterious rewards. crazy driving school challenge gives you the best off-road Parking lot simulations for performing amazing driving skills. Enjoy the best car driver skills in this amazing school parking game. You’ll get a modification in cars, drama, magnificent & realistic controls, and a whole lot more in this addictive amazing car parking game that’s as natural as it is shocking. Modern School Parking comes with many school driving skills to master in crazy driving school. You can be the master of school driving and car parking simulator with our driving games which are recommended for you.

    Amazing Features of Car Parking Games:

    - Multiplayer open-world Driving School and Challenge mode
    - Driving school open world with real gas stations and car services.
    - Car parking games Compete against real players in multiplayer racing.
    - Crazy driving school Exchange cars with real players.
    - Open-world multiplayer mode Thousands of real players every day.
    - Crazy driving school Time-based hard Car Driver Games missions
    - Parking School Garage full of lavish racing game cars
    - In advanced car parking Real car physics and sounds.
    - Car Driver Games simulator Games Different controls like (steering, arrow, tilt), etc.
    - Amazing 3D Realistic parking experience.
    - Addictive 3d Parking Challenging levels to push your parking skill to the limit.
    - Car Driver Games Number of awesome cars to unlock.
    - Smooth controls of the Car Driver Games.

    Looking for an Addictive 3d Parking that’s easy to play, provides car driving skills, and offers excitement and endless variation, all in now yours's car games which is difficult to play and challenging level by a level increase.

    Modern Car Parking also has an amazing multiplayer car driving in School parking games. Compete with other opponents in this driving simulator which is recommended for you. Car driving school and amazing car driving skills with a car simulator have never been so fun. It is one of the limited car games with an open-world multiplayer mode If you love car driving games then this car game is a good choice for you. Experience the thrill of car simulation games with our realistic games.
    Do you Want to express your pro-driving skills in the city while driving a racing car in one of the best car games? Pass out a car driving school test and get a Prado driving license in this car driving skills for free.

    ReplyDelete
  25. This article really helps me a lot to solve my problem. I like it very much and appreciate it. dubai airport transfer

    ReplyDelete
  26. This one is quite great and provides detailed information. Thank you for the excellent article. my site dubai rent a car with driver price

    ReplyDelete

Thanks for taking the time to visit Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas! I hope you will stay awhile to explore all we have to offer!