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When school is out for any break, especially summer break, you will always hear, “mommmm, I’m thirsty. I’m bored. I’m hungry… AGAIN.” After having your kids in school for 8 hours a day for 10 months, you may not know how to occupy idle time. As we’ve told you before, the summertime is the BEST time for your child to enhance their skills (academic and life skills).
Here are FIVE simple activities your child can do (and if you have time, join in with them)
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We have a confession: Offering homework help is doing your child a disservice. Photo credits: @spiffyshotthis on Instagram Let's break this down. If your child needs help with homework, we can think about two things 1. they missed something in class, or 2. they have not mastered the skills needed to be an independent learner. You can tell your kid to "pay attention in class" until you are blue in the face, but the reality is that... things happen. Sometimes kids zone out when they don't understand, which is completely normal. Teachers assign homework to check for understanding to get...