With the school year almot in full swing, many students will be juggling homework and a life outside of school. While there are certainly more enjoyable tasks, there is no doubt that homework needs to take priority.
It’s a fine line to maneuver between being involved in your child’s school education and smothering them by trying to smooth over every little problem they encounter or pushing them to excel at every academic endeavor.
School is out and you want to find ways to help your children continue to learn. How do you test their knowledge in an exciting way? Don’t worry! There are multiple ways to keep your kids learning all summer long.
Trying to keep the kids busy without resorting to the Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo can be a tall order. Here are four ideas to help keep those kiddos from turning into electronic zombies this summer.
1. Make chores fun.
In June 1948, the citizens of Berlin were under siege. With Soviets blockading roads and railways Into West Berlin, those living in that sector of the city had almost no way of receiving supplies, coal and food.
Dr. Seuss once said, “The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” If those places include the beach or your patio, check out this fun reading list that will be sure to entertain the whole family!
Electronics and technology have essentially become an easy button for entertainment and communicating. I know I’m guilty. I could easily spend a day perusing Pinterest Boards and watching the latest cat-dressed-as-a-shark-riding-a-Roomba video on YouTube.