Whether your children are at school or home educated, there are a wealth of social, creative, sporting and learning opportunities available, not forgetting all of the regular extra-curricular activities on offer.
Getting kids to plan can be tricky - but our fun printables should definitely help! Plan things to do in the summer holidays, write out a packing list, think about what Christmas presents they might like to receive ... and lots more coming soon too!
Here's a fun way to keep a reading list! Just get the kids to write the names of the books (and maybe the authors) on the spines and covers on the picture. Perhaps they could colour in each book as they read it?
Do you create a reading list for your children? If so this is the planner for you. Alternatively use it to encourage children to choose their own books. It would be helpful for listing books to read for a project or to make a list of those to reserve from the library.
This is a lovely printable for children to use to keep track of things they might like to receive for Christmas - always useful to have at hand when aunties and grannies phone up for ideas!
This has proven a very popular Activity Village Christmas download with the mums and teachers! The run up to Christmas is a stressful time for everyone and there is so much we need to remember. Don't take any chances from now on.
Get the children planning what they will be packing in their suitcase long before you start the actual packing with this printable holiday packing list for kids.
If the children are likely to want to pack too much, print out of holiday packing list for kids to get them planning and thinking about what they will need! For those with more control or needing more space try our Holiday packing list 1.
If I could learn about anything at all, I would like to learn about.... Children can draw pictures or write about all the things they would most like to learn about using this open book printable.
If the kids can only choose one, really important, mega goal for the year, what will it be? Use this printable page (which comes blank for drawings and lined for writing) to detail it out.
Making a list is a great way of encouraging reluctant writers, and making a list on a nice piece of paper appeals to lots of children. You could even suggest that the kids use this as a drawing frame instead of a writing frame, and colour in the camera, too.
Getting out and exploring places is a great way to consolidate learning and spark interests. Make a list of places you would like to visit and encourage children to help with the planning with these colourful planners.
Here's a fun printable that will encourage children to think up some ideas for things they might want to do and achieve on a rainy day... always a useful way of preventing boredom attacks when rain stops play in the holidays!
We use this chart to keep track of car shares, after-school clubs, when games bags and swimming bags and musical instruments need to be taken in, and which days we have friends round!
This printable is a fun way for children to list (or draw) some of the things they would like to do with their friends in the coming year or the future generally. The illustration might give them some starting points...
Use our lovely summer planning printable for the kids to write out 10 things that they want to do in the summer holidays - and then help them tick them off!
This is such a useful printable for encouraging the children to think about and write down some plans for the long summer vacation. Stick it up on the fridge or kitchen wall and tick off the activities as you get them done!
Here's a simple printable that would look great pinned up in the kitchen or pasted into a notebook and filled up with ideas for the children (or family) to do during the summer months.
Choose from 4 versions of our cheerful 'things I want to learn' planner and encourage your children to help plan their own education.
This is a lovely way of encouraging children to write down a few little goals - or six, to be precise. Each one goes into a box to be guarded over by one of the children in the illustration, which of course your child can colour in if they wish.
Print our vacation packing list for kids and prevent those last minute panics! Just make sure that all the essentials are remembered and written down. You can also try our Vacation Packing List for Kids 2!
Make sure that there is no problem with last minute packing panics by printing out and getting the children to fill out this useful vacation packing list for kids. For more space try our Vacation packing list 1.
Let the kids help you plan their summer vacation! Or use this fun vacation planning journal page as a writing activity and see what sort of vacation the kids would really like to take!