For visual children who enjoy using their imagination, audiobooks can provide a calming focus and an enjoyable distraction, making it easier for them to relax and enjoy the ride.
Now that we’ve decided to make it a summer of reading adventures, here are a few tips to finding books that fit their interest and reading levels. Sound hard? Trust me it isn’t… all you need are your eyes, ears and a little parental discernment.
Reading can be a grand adventure, even for our most resistant kids, and summer is the perfect time to make a change. With a little planning, you can turn reading from a chore into a creative way to play all through the summer.
I know this last school year has been A LOT for all of us, parents, teachers and kids alike. But, if we do nothing else this summer, daily reading needs to continue in order to improve and maintain academic skills over the summer.
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 is the perfect time to get kids moving around and creating to fill their right brain needs. But, this summer looks a little different. I have found 39 activities to help your family get the summer off to a great start without risking your health.