Lift Off for Summer Learning
Grades: 3 - 12

Lift off your child’s summer learning with activity ideas and engaging First Person, Real World, Expert-Driven videos that:

  • Build on your child’s interests
  • Get your kids outside and learning
  • Offer engagement for inside learning on hot or rainy days
  • Incorporate our downloadable videos for learning as you travel

Each of our 12 featured topics below and to the right come with 4 activity ideas and dozens of videos to ignite your child’s imagination and let their learning soar all summer long.

An Art-Full Summer–Inspire the artist in your child to create artwork of their own as they meet artists and see their artwork in our Educate.Today videos.

Budding Business Owners–Give your young entrepreneur a chance to learn more through videos with business owners and entrepreneurs in a wide variety of enterprises.

Civil Rights History–Got a budding historian? Help them learn this summer about the Civil Rights Act signed into law on July 2, 1964.

Digging Into It–Dig into the soil for summer learning on bugs, gardening, and archaeology.

Fun with Physics–Whether it’s riding a roller coaster or rolling a bowling ball, have fun with physics with these Educate.Today videos.

Going Green–Check out activities and videos focused on protecting the environment.

Kinship Connections–Create connections with family members with videos and activities focused on kinship connections.

Photographing Nature–Get the kids out in nature to use that cell phone to take all sorts of cool photographs.

Richness of Reading–Supplement your child’s summer reading with read-aloud videos and interviews with authors.

Space Science–Combine your child’s interest in history, science, and STEM with Educate.Today videos about America’s successes in the space race and space-based STEM and sciences videos.

Thunder and Lightning and More–Explore the wonders of weather in these ET videos and related activities.

Wonder Women–Help your children learn about women’s history and women making history today by viewing Educate.Today videos on the subject.