14 Fun Summer Journal Topics

Summer Journal Writing

  1. Explain, in an entertaining way, how to skip a stone across a pond.
  2. Write a how-to guide to having an incredible summer.
  3. Use the following words in a summer related story of 200 words: sun, freedom, ride, run, slide, laugh, howl, vacation, sleep, and jump.
  4. Write the lyrics to a song or poem about your love of summer.
  5. Draw and label a map of your favorite summer vacation spot. Include yourself on the map.
  6. Write a recipe explaining how to make your favorite summer dish.
  7. Write 10 creative ways to use a frisbee on a hot day.
  8. Invent a new game using these materials: an inner tube, a skateboard, ping pong balls, a plastic baseball bat and an inflatable child’s pool.
  9. Describe how a squirt gun works.
  10. Draw and label a map of the ultimate water park.
  11. Write a persuasive letter to the principal convincing him or her that students would benefit from an extra week of summer.
  12. Write a list of supplies needed for a 3-day camping trip.
  13. Describe a summer day from the perspective of the beach, lake or swimming pool. Personify the water and describe its thoughts about the sudden increase in activity in and around it.
  14. Describe your perfect summer day.

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14 Summer Journal Topics

2 Responses

  1. DIANA says:

    Could I please get a copy of this summer journal and coloring page, I think this would be a very good activity for my students.
    teacher Diana