We are learning all the time – go with this thought! Here are a few tips to keep your kids learning this summer. Teachers – feel free to include these ideas in a letter drafted to your parents. Send this home before classes end this school year.
Summer break is filled with fun moments, family time and new experiences. Unfortunately, this can also be a time when students forget most of the material they’ve learned through the school year, giving teachers a tough job at the beginning of the school year catching everyone up. Avoid the summer slump by keeping kids engaged and learning all summer long! Find ideas, tips and resources for teachers, parents, summer camp or child care workers.
Studies show that student lose knowledge over the summer with summer activities and an “off duty” mindset, which is ok to an extent. Kids need a break, but with the educational requirements becoming increasingly difficult, the more you can keep them learning during the summer months, the better.
Summer is almost over, but there is still time to get your child excited about learning. Here are seven fun activities that you can do with your child during the summer months (or any time) that may spur their imagination motivate them to learn.