Hello June Calendar of Famous People

June 1, 2021

Shannan Swindler

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June Calendar of Famous People & Fun Learning Activities

It is summer finally … at least in the Northern Hemisphere. Many families are planning fun summer activities and taking a break from their typical homeschool routine.

However, some families homeschool year-round to help avoid the ‘summer slide’. That’s the loss of knowledge that typically happens during the summer months.

Avoid the summer slide with simple, and enjoyable activities in the Hello June Calendar of Famous Folks & Fun Activities.

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June Calendar of 73 Famous People To Celebrate

In June, learn about famous Olympians, explorers, and world leaders as well as authors, musicians, and historical ‘baddies’. Your 6th-12th graders can explore literary greats, US presidents as well as modern inventors, and scientists. There are plenty of interesting individuals to learn about all month long.

Get your “Hello June!” Calendar of Famous People for upper elementary through high school students at the end of this post.

What’s in the “Hello June!” Calendar of Famous People?

In June, the calendar contains 16 famous writers, poets, artists, or musicians. There are so many really good ones to explore! Included are: 

  • Johanna Spyri- Swiss children’s book author (Heidi)
  • Harriet Beecher Stowe – American author (Uncle Tom’s Cabin)
  • James Weldon Johnson – American civil rights activist, and Harlem Renaissance poet
  • Igor Stravinsky – Russian composer
  • Jacques Offenbach – German-French composer
  • Reinhold Niebuhr – American theologian
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh – American author (Gift from the Sea) and aviator
  • Pablo Picasso – Artist
  • George Orwell – British author (Animal Farm, 1984)
  • Plus 8 more!

There are also 14 famous scientists, explorers, and inventors that were born in June included in the download. Your middle through high school students will enjoy learning more about, turbojet engines, famous oceanographers/explorers, and astronomers. These make perfect mini-studies for lazy summer afternoons.

Recommended Resource: Stories of Great Composers

Introduce students to the lives of 12 famous composers in Stories of Great Composers. This unit study is easy-to-use with an open and go format and includes text, comprehension questions, written narration, map work, and a timeline project for each composer.

Stories of Great Composers workbook with a violin on the cover for teaching kids

Here’s the list included in June’s calendar: 

  • William Dampier – English explorer and pirate who was the 1st Englishman to explore Australia and to circumnavigate the world 3 times
  • George Stephenson – English engineer known as the “Father of Railways”
  • Jacques Cousteau – French oceanic explorer
  • James Clerk Maxwell – Scottish physicist (electromagnetic theory, speed of light)
  • Adam Smith – Scottish economist and moral philosopher
  • George Mallory – English mountain climber
  • Blaise Pascal – French mathematician, physicist, and philosopher
  • John Cabot -English explorer
  • Charles Messier – French astronomer
  • Plus 5 more!

Historical Figures Born in June

There are also so many well-known activists, historical figures, and US presidents that a day won’t go by without something interesting to learn about.

There is a nice variety across the various ages and stages of history. You’ll find a total of 26 to choose from! Here are just a few:

  • Yuri Andropov – General Secretary of the Communist Party of the Soviet Union and KGB Chief
  • Geronimo – Apache leader and resistance fighter
  • Edward I – King of England
  • King James VI – James Stuart, King of Scotland (1567-1625) (and James I of England)
  • Prince William -Duke of Cambridge
  • Edward VIII – King of the British Empire
  • Clarence Thomas – 18th US Supreme Court Justice
  • James Meredith – American civil rights activist
  • Louis XII the Just – King of France
  • Plus 17 more!

If your upper-grade homeschoolers are looking for really unique topics of study, the “Hello June!” Famous People Calendar has over 50 well-known people included. These create the perfect opportunity for fun summer learning at home.

Summer Learning Goes Virtual!

To make it as ‘open and go’ as possible, the June calendar includes links to notebooking pages, as well as music and literature suggestions.

It is chock full of video resources from exciting museums as well as the resources to help you learn about famous Americans and the states they call home. Download what is interesting and enjoy it on a road trip or use it to build an epic vacation.

Have fun in June celebrating the birthdays of the famous people born this month. Everything you need is in the June Calendar of Famous People & Fun Activities.

Get your “Hello June” Calendar here.

Free for a limited time! At check out, use code: HELLOJUNE

Hello June calendar of famous people at www.captivatingcompass.com

Need more famous people & fun activities for your homeschool? Make sure you check out the January, February, March, April, & May calendars. too!

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