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!
turn off the tv this summer
Tablets and phones can be utilized as valuable teaching tools for your children, their mobility means they can go anywhere a child does and a great way to encourage your children to be tech savvy. We’ve curated a list for you. Here are 7 of my favorite literacy apps.
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. For them ‘no school’ means its time to play. But danger lurks. If summer days are consistently lazy – a significant amount of what went into building your child’s brain during the school year will start to leak out.
The laid-back scheduling of summer lends itself to a little organizing at home. Listen in as I give you some great ideas for organizing your kids’ space. You can even have a garage sale when your done to get rid of some of the discards.
We’ve had a busy month talking about all the reasons for you to find an art class for your child. Whether you have a child with autism, are an adult wanting to relieve some stress or a parent looking for things to do with your child, art should be part of your life.
Art matters, being creative matters. The right side of our brains are there for a reason – and it’s up to us to develop and use all the gifts we have been given. So have some fun finding ways for your kids to explore and enjoy doing art. And invite your self to the party.