Time to kick back and enjoy the lazy days of summer. But danger lurks. If summer days are consistently lazy – a significant amount of that hard earned learning, will start to leak out. So how do we make the most of summer?
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.
How do we make the most of summer? How do we plug the drain and make gains, especially for our right brain visual kids? The key is to make learning hands on, make it visual, add lots of art and time to create and above all – make it FUN.
Don’t forget to keep reading all summer long so the kids don’t slip back on their reading abilities. I have an eBook for you with plenty of good ideas for keeping the brain drain at bay this summer. Try this page with reading tips to get you started.
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 […]
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.
While the typical family is enjoying a casual summer schedule, research shows that the typical student brain is also taking a summer break and forgetting up to 40% of the information learned during the school year. Worse yet, can take up to 6 weeks to get back into the swing of learning once a student returns to school. In the average school year, that can add up to almost 50% learning loss overall, an overwhelming statistic in a make-it-or-break-it educational environment. The good news, however, is that while it’s easy to forget – it’s just as simple to put a plug in the drain and keep that brain active, engaged and learning while still having fun through the summer break.
I have gathered an assortment of fun activities to keep your kids busy. There are activities you can do in the house and activities that are out of the house. And within each category, there are things kids can do independently and things to do as a family. Get the Rainy Day Survival Guide for FREE!