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July Links


ice creamJuly is National Ice Cream Month

For interesting facts about ice cream visit:
Ice Cream History

Ice cream recipes

Make ice cream in a bag

4th of July

July 4th is Independence Day!

Visit these websites for 4th of July crafts and activities:


Sing along with "The Star Spangled Banner"


hot dogJuly is National Hot Dog Month

To learn more about hot dogs,
click here.



July is National Blueberry Month

To learn more about blueberries,
click here.

Blueberry recipes

fried chickenJuly 6 is National Fried Chicken Day

Do the "chicken dance" as you prepare one of these
chicken recipes.


July 24 is Amelia Earhart Day.

To learn more about this amazing
woman, click here.

rocket launchingJuly 16 is the anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon mission.


To learn more about the Apollo 11 mission, click here.


First US Patent Issued Granted to
Samuel Hopkins in 1790.

To learn more about patents, click here.

Author birthdays in July:

July 2 - Jack Gantos

Jean Craighead George

July 11- PatriciaPolacco

July 14 - Peggy Parrish

July 29 - Sharon Creech

July 31 - Lynne Reid Banks

Robert Kimmel Smith

J. K. Rowling