July 14, 2020
With the pandemic still raging across much of the county, it certainly seems that the summer of 2020 has been cancelled. And after months of quarantine, it’s likely that you and your kids are feeling the fatigued of prolonged social distancing. If you’re looking to rejuvenate the last half of your family’s summer, this article will help! Keep reading to find helpful tips to survive the rest of the season and find 6 fun family activities to do before the new school year begins!
June 16, 2020
Summer break gives both kids and teachers much-needed rest, but it doesn’t come without a cost. Researchers know that kids lose about a month of learning by the time they arrive back in the classroom in the fall! Known as the summer slide, this phenomenon have been plaguing kids and robbing them of their learning gains. Since reading is important to all subjects, it’s important that kids don’t fall behind during the summer months. This article will discuss the importance of summer reading, and how to engage your kids in reading this summer!
May 21, 2020
Everybody has heard of the summer slide, but this year a new moniker is taking its place. Prevent your child from falling even further behind this summer thanks to the pandemic slide. Read this article to find summer activities for kids at home to keep your child’s skills sharp this summer!
May 6, 2020
Summer is almost here, and it’s more than likely that your children are endlessly asking you, “can we go outside?”. So what is a parent to do to stave off crankiness and whining while ensuring that kids get what they need? The answer is to create a new summer schedule for kids that maximizes learning and makes the most of fun-filled seasonal activities! Read this article to find out how to create a killer routine, and find a sample schedule to use as a model for creating your own!
May 1, 2020
Afraid of the summer learning slide? Put your child to work in a fun and meaningful way by creating a unique summer learning plan tailored to the needs and interests of your child. Select rewards, create goals, and plan exciting activities that will energize your child for summer learning! This article offers you a step-by-step guide to designing your child’s very own summer learning program that will keep him and her learning each and every day this summer break!
July 8, 2019
We’ve all heard of the dreaded “summer slide” but just what does the research actually have to say about summer learning loss for kids in kindergarten through the 5th grade? The answer may surprise you, but the consensus seems to suggest that kids need enrichment to ready them for school come August. This article takes an in-depth look at the infamous summer slide and gives you 10 awesomely fun summer reading ideas to keep your child reading and writing to keep literacy levels high and ready for fall!
June 4, 2019
Before you sign your child up for that expensive summer camp, remember that with a little know-how, you can create a math enrichment summer program all from your very own home! By simply mixing math into your child’s everyday routine, you can boost your child’s math skills this summer in a big way. This article will give you 8 powerful ideas to incorporate practical math learning into your child’s daily summer activities!
July 4, 2017
Your child has come a long way in school over the past year, and here comes summer to get in the way of learning! Even if your child is homeschooled, summer fun sometimes distracts kids and parents alike from the important task of learning. Luckily, summer learning doesn’t have to feel like school. Here’s 5 fun DIY ideas to make your own memory games at home this summer!
June 19, 2017
School is out for the summer, and there’s no doubt that your little learner is looking for something to do! It’s only inevitable that your child will most likely fill some of that time with screen-time, but it’s never been truer that apps can unlock a whole new world previously unimaginable. This article explores the many ways that your child’s favorite apps can transform into real-world hobbies to spur a lifetime of learning and discovery!
July 25, 2016
Children enjoy spending quality time with parents and family members, and there’s no better time to share meaningful experiences with one another than during the summer. Mix math skills with everyday family fun for a winning combination that will keep your kids’ brains sharp!