I have attempted to make my first lesson plan summer fun plan. Here is a very rough plan that I have come up with. Please feel free to share any suggests to help make this lesson plan summer learning fun plan better.

Lesson Plan Summer Learning

Things to learn about:
1. Animals at the zoo
2. Fish at the aquarium
3. Human body, science related
4. Museums, castles, temples, shrines
5. Plants & flowers (gardens)
6. Just for fun
7. Reading programs
8. Crafts

On Monday’s toddler girl and I go to Story Time that our local library does. We are able to hear a few stories, make a craft, and check out books. We are also doing the summer reading program, to log points for her to get prizes. For the zoo, I went to each website and picked a few animals from them for us to focus on, for learning.

The animals include:

  • Gray kangaroo
  • Blue-winged kookaburra
  • Reticulated giraffe
  • Black rhinoceros
  • Japanese serow
  • Blue sheep
  • Great Indian Rhinoceros
  • Indian Elephant
  • Giant panda
  • Sumatran tiger
  • Western lowland gorilla
  • Red panda
  • Zebra
  • Snow owl
  • Monkey (Japanese macaques)

The places we will go for learning:

  • Enoshima Aquarium
  • Enoshima Tropical Garden (at Enoshima Island)
  • Fuji Safari Park
  • Odawara Castle
  • Owakudani
  • Yamashita Park – Yokohama
  • Kamogawa Seaworld
  • Kanazawa Zoological Garden & Botanical Area
  • Mt. Fuji
  • Sankei-en garden
  • Sanrio Puroland (Hello Kitty)
  • Sumo
  • Tokyo Sea Life Park
  • Ueno Zoo
  • Yokohama Children’s Science Center
  • Tama Zoo
  • Oshima Park Zoo
  • Islands of Tokyo