It takes as little as 15 minutes a day in each of the core subject areas, reading, drawing, writing and math, to maintain learning all summer long. And, to help you keep track of how well you are doing with that hour a day, I have created a weekly tracker.
For right brain kids, summer break is especially significant because many of them have spent the school year feeling stifled, misunderstood and not good enough. Summer is the perfect time to get them outside moving around and creating to fill their right brain needs.
The key to keeping the drain plugged without making it a chore is keeping it FUN! It doesn’t have to take up more than a few minutes per day and summer provides unique opportunities for hands-on learning. We have sorted through lists and searched everywhere for the best ideas so you can enjoy your break too. Our summer eBook is perfect for keeping brains active. Download the book today to get insider tricks on how to stop summer learning loss.
Summer vacation has begun, now what? I encourage you to take a break but don’t let the kids be idle for too long. Without a plan for maintaining their skills, kids can lose up to 2 1/2 months of knowledge while they are enjoying the sunshine and free time that summer is all about.
Use the kids’ desire to be on their tablets to your advantage. Summer learners can benefit from time spent on apps. They can make the difference in your child’s reading, vocabulary development, math facts etc. Since, there are so many different options it can be hard to figure out which ones are the best.