This lovely picture of a fun day at the seaside is used for comprehension question which test your child's observation skills - but also ask for some creative writing and drawing too!
Summer Reading Activities
Read and colour, read and draw, read and answer the questions - we've got lots of fun summer reading activities to help you keep kids busy and sharp over the summer!
Read the instructions carefully and then draw and colour the picture. There's quite a lot of detail to get right, so think before you start!
Here's a fun comprehension exercise for the summer - which combines understanding with colouring and drawing!
Colour in these two sunbathing children - enjoying themselves at the seaside - while reading and following the instructions carefully.
Look at the fun picture of butterflies and then answer the simple questions below. We've also asked children to write the first line of a story based on the picture, to get their imaginations going!
Read the tricky words and then colour in the flowers appropriately. Count up and write the totals in the box.
Read the tricky words and colour them in according to the key - then count them up and write the total of each word in the boxes.
This Garden Read and Draw activity is designed for older children - perhaps Years 5 and 6 - and will test their ability to read, understand and follow instructions. Make sure they read all the instructions through carefully before starting their work, or they may come unstuck!
We've found may different ways to describe the four colours in these ice-cream cones. Can the kids match the words to the correct colours?
Read the instructions and then colour in the picture of an ice-cream sundae, answering the questions as you go. This is a fun way to build reading and comprehension skills.
Practise some tricky words, enjoy some colouring in, and do some counting too! This is a great revision worksheet for early learners.
Read the sentences and then grab your crayons and colour the images as directed - a fun way to practice reading themed for the garden or summer!
Practise listening for initial sounds with the help of these matching cards. Look at the picture and say what it is out loud - then match with the correct letter. We've included a chart at the end of the pack to show what words we have used, in case there is any confusion.
Read the short sentences and colour the pictures accordingly. The kids will end up with a colourful collection of seaside objects and creatures!
There are 4 mini word jigsaws and 7 large word jigsaws in this seaside or beach-themed set. Print onto card, cut carefully along the dotted lines, shuffle and then have the kids reassemble them. For a bigger challenge, give them more than 1 jigsaw to do at a time.
Print these fun seaside picture matching cards onto card then cut apart (or fold them in half and use them double-sided flash cards). Colour in the pictures too if you like...
This fun worksheet asks children to read the text and then colour the pictures of summer foods as instructed.
Listen to the initial sounds of these summer foods and colour them in accordingly - then count how many there are of each.
This simple picture comprehension worksheet asks the children to answer simple questions about what they see on the sunny day picture.