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 activities for kids
Summer lends itself to lots of outdoor activities for learning. Getting the whole body involved is a great way to encourage visual learners to continue learning while still having fun. We have found lots of STEAM activities to keep the kids engaged.
Are you and the kids melting in the heat this summer? What better way to cool off than an icy glass of your favorite beverage? Get out your pencil and paper and get your mouth watering for that cool, refreshing glass. This quick 2 minute video gives you a condensed look at the Young Rembrandts method of drawing instruction.
This summer we are going to focus on the basics to keep the kids’ minds fresh and active while they are enjoying the freedom that summer provides. We have some great new ideas for reading that lend themselves to the extra time of summer. We will help the kids make a summer journal to keep […]
The key to prevent summer learning loss for all kids, especially visual learners, is to make learning hands on, make it visual, add lots of art and time to create and above all – make it FUN. Summer is great for messy, creative and experimental activities because everything can be done outside!
Is your child at risk for the dreaded Summer Slide?
Here are some great ways you can help your kid avoid the summer slide without feeling like school never ended.
Previous Summer Posts:
- Kids’ Summer Activities: Engaging Outdoor Play for Children
- Keeping Children Engaged: Fun Summer Activities for Kids and Families
- How to Keep Your Child’s Brain Active this Summer
- Inspire Your Child: 10 Summer Activities for Kids