Keep kids occupied during the hottest days of the year, the "dog days of summer," with this puzzle set! Includes the following:
Dog Days of Summer Two-Page Activity Set: About the hottest time of the year; with tips for keeping cool and safe. Also teaches about the dog star, Sirius, and is packed with summer-related vocabulary, including synonyms and phrases that communicate that temperature is rising. Also covers how red, yellow, and orange are colors used to indicate danger or warning.
Hottest Time of the Summer Word Search Puzzle: Features vocabulary and phrases from the Two-Page Activity Set about summer heat and keeping cool.
Mapping the Stars in the Sky Challenge Puzzle: Have kids map the Canis Major constellation and draw their own dogs based on the outline.
BONUS 1 - Mini Poster: Free, color mini-poster that shows our rendition of Canis Major constellation and teaches about the dog star, Sirius.
BONUS 2 - Dot-to-dot: Pests at Dusk Dot-to-Dot Puzzle: Connect the dots to reveal our biggest summer pest, the mosquito.
Keywords: heat | heatstroke | safety | vocabulary | colors | crossword | word search | Sirius | Canis Major | astronomy | constellation | science | dog star | staying cool | synonyms | UV ultraviolet rays | navigation | mosquito