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!

At The Beach Picture Comprehension

At The Beach Picture Comprehension

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!

At the Beach Read and Draw

At the Beach Read and Draw

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!

Beach Read and Colour

Beach Read and Colour

Here's a fun comprehension exercise for the summer - which combines understanding with colouring and drawing!

Beach Towels Read and Colour

Beach Towels Read and Colour

Colour in these two sunbathing children - enjoying themselves at the seaside - while reading and following the instructions carefully.

Butterfly Picture Comprehension

Butterfly Picture Comprehension

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!

Ice Cream Colour Synonyms

Ice Cream Colour Synonyms

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?

Ice Cream Sundae Read and Colour

Ice Cream Sundae Read and Colour

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.  

Seaside Initial Sounds Matching Cards

Seaside Initial Sounds Matching Cards

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.

Seaside Read and Colour

Seaside Read and Colour

Read the short sentences and colour the pictures accordingly. The kids will end up with a colourful collection of seaside objects and creatures!

Seaside Word Jigsaws

Seaside Word Jigsaws

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.

Seaside Word Matching Cards

Seaside Word Matching Cards

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...

Summer Foods Colour and Count

Summer Foods Colour and Count

Listen to the initial sounds of these summer foods and colour them in accordingly - then count how many there are of each.

Sunny Day Picture Comprehension

Sunny Day Picture Comprehension

This simple picture comprehension worksheet asks the children to answer simple questions about what they see on the sunny day picture.

More Summer Fun

Summer Poetry Resources
Summer Poetry Resources

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