The kids just got out of school and summer vacation is on. Although kids need to rest and recharge like the rest of us, you don’t want them to totally lose the skills they learned during the school year. Still, you’re not sure if summer school is the answer either. So what do you do? Here are some ideas to sidestepping the summer learning slump.
Sidestepping the Summer Learning Slump.
Cook Together-Have your kids cook with you at night to keep their math skills sharp.
Join A Reading Program-Sign them up for reading program at the library. When they are done reading the book, discuss it and see if you can plan an activity around it.
Go on a Virtual Tour-Would you love to travel the world with your kids but just don’t have the funds? Go on YouTube and find a video about the place you want to go.
Plan an activity day-Pick a day and plan the whole day with your child. Choose a set amount of money and have them help you manage it as you decide what activities you want to do.
Take your High School kid on a Virtual Campus Tour-Use the website CampusTours.com to find tours of colleges your child wants to attend.
Join a community garden-Join a community garden with your child where they can learn to how to plant different vegetables.
These are just a few ideas in sidestepping the summer learning slump. With some conversation with your child and a little creativity, you be able to make this summer a fun learning experience.