The last backpack has been unpacked, and homework is done for a couple more months. Summer break is finally here, and kids all across the US are looking forward to the long days of playing outside, splashing in the pool, and staying up a little later than usual. In addition, many families are preparing to take annual road trips or take to the skies for far-away adventures. We all need vacations, adults, and children; however, you may be pondering the right balance of play and practice to keep your child’s academics on point for the fall. Best in Class Education Center wants to remind parents that there are simple ways you can let your child experience all the summer fun while finding natural opportunities to embed learning. Therefore, we’ve created a list of seven fun math practice ideas sure to keep children’s faces smiling and minds sharp.
If your child is reluctant to read, you may worry that they’ll fall behind in their studies, and maybe, they already have. There are many reasons you want your child to stay on grade level for reading, as reading impacts all the other school subjects. Besides, if you enjoy reading, it’s hard to think that your child is missing out on the imagination-opening doors that reading fiction offers or the fact-finding missions that non-fiction delivers.