Let’s face it, we all could use a summer break from the past year or so. (It’s been challenging, to say the least!) Don’t worry! We’ve got five tips to help parents find the right activities for their children based on their unique interests, abilities and needs.
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.
A summer schedule with room for free play and plenty of choices will keep kids learning, having fun, and allow for a smooth transition into the next school year, not to mention help prevent summer burnout for both you and the kids. Begin your morning with making beds, brushing teeth, getting dressed and eating breakfast. […]
This summer add some creativity to your schedule and take a trip to your local art museum. If taking your children to a museum is not your idea of a good time, here are some tips to make the process a bit more enjoyable:
The kids in our area have been out of school for three weeks now and while I’m delighted to see my grandson enjoying his summer “off,” I can’t help thinking school is going to be back sooner than we think. If you have a child that struggled with their times tables at the end of fourth grade, fifth grade is coming soon, and without practice over the summer, fifth grade is going to be even harder. What to do?