While the schools did their best to make a switch from classroom to online learning, let’s be honest, our kids’ summer vacation, as far as school is concerned, started a little earlier this year. Unfortunately, if summer days continue to be devoid of educational pursuits– a significant amount of what went into building your child’s brain during the school year will start to leak out.
Summer is the perfect time to get kids moving around and creating to fill their right brain needs. But, this summer looks a little different. I have found 39 activities to help your family get the summer off to a great start without risking your health.
Traditionally, Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, filled with family barbecues, opening day at the pool and parades. This year looks a little different but provides a great way to teach the true meaning of the day.
In honor of Mother’s Day, I want to share this video from a few years ago that resonates with so many of us mothers. Many great things have been built throughout our history that cannot be attributed to any specific person. This new period in history has been difficult for many of us mothers as we quietly continue to build our masterpieces while attending to even more needs of our families.
The mental health benefits of coloring have been touted all over the place. With that in mind, Young Rembrandts has created a set of coloring pages featuring the people who continue to risk their lives to make sure you have the things you need during this pandemic.
School has definitely changed these last couple weeks. The good news is that our right brain thinkers may have a new opportunity to show what awesome learners they really are! Adapt these tips for relieving the overwhelm of homework to help your right brain thinker both stay on task and learn to love this new school set up.