Summer is Fun on MLC

Keep your brain and body active all summer long with interesting videos, hands-on activities, and interactive events.

Summer 2022 is Here!

Get ready for an immersive and fun Summer 2022 program from the Michigan Learning Channel! Our free 8-week program encourages kids to “Learn, Do, and Explore” with literacy and math lessons, hands-on science and fitness activities, and career exploration and virtual field trips. Find videos, a fun activity book, virtual events, and more to keep preschool to 6th grade students engaged in learning.

Are you an educator looking for a fun addition to your school, library, or organization’s summer plans? Explore our Organization Sign Up page for ways to integrate our program into yours!

Download the Summer 2022 Activity Book

We have three books full of activities, experiments, and more for students Preschool – 6th Grade organized by age group. Looking to save paper? You can try it out before you print with our Mini Teaser Booklet, or download the Elementary book by grade: 1st Grade (102 pages), 2nd Grade (104 pages), 3rd Grade (101 Pages).

 

Early Learners

Activities for Preschool – Kindergarten students. (84 pages)

Elementary

Activities for 1st Grade – 3rd Grade Students. (144 pages)

Tweens

Activities for 4th Grade – 6th Grade Students. (84 pages)

Find Activities by Week

Download weekly packets and find on-demand video organized by weekly theme.

MLC in Your Community

We have events running all summer long in communities across the state. Come visit us to meet your local Engagement Coordinator and get free MLC Activity books and goodies!

Virtual Events

Great Lakes Now Watch Parties

Join the crew of Great Lakes Now in conversations with real scientists! Ask questions with guest scientists and meet fantastic fish and other creatures.

Tuesday, June 28 at 7:30pm ET (moved from July 1) and Friday, August 5 at 1:00pm ET on the Great Lakes Now Facebook page.

Wimee's Words Live!

Give Wimee your favorite words and ideas in the comments and watch as he incorporates them into stories and songs in real time.

Every Wednesday from June 21-August 9 at 4:00pm ET on the Michigan Learning Channel Facebook page.

Get Connected

Our MLC Engagement Coordinators are happy to answer your questions and provide information on the Michigan Learning Channel and all it offers for students and educators. Find your local contact below:

  • WGVU Public Media in Western Michigan: Rachel Cain (cainra@gvsu.edu)
  • WNMU Public Media in the Upper Peninsula: Ellen Doan (edoan@nmu.edu)
  • WKAR Public Media in Mid-Michigan: Summer Godette (summer@wkar.org)
  • Detroit Public Television in Southeast Michigan: Contact MLC’s Director of Education Engagement Tara Hardy (Thardy@dptv.org)
  • Delta College Public Media in Michigan’s Saginaw Bay area: Lauren Saj (laurensaj@delta.edu)
  • WCMU Public Media in Northern Central Michigan: Shelby Shawl (Shelby.shawl@cmich.edu)
  • Michiana Public Media in Southwest Michigan and Northern Indiana: Sheri Robertson (srobertson@wnit.org)