Although every day is a bit of an adventure when homeschooling your children, summertime plunks into our laps the ability to take “learning by doing” to a whole new level of fun. Even if your summer outings and activities are curriculum-based, the opportunity to create fabulous memories and strengthen your bonds at the family level is at an all-time high.
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There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer, and the morning more fragrant than ever again. ~Elizabeth Lawrence
Summer is officially in full swing, and learning has gone the way of snowball fights and igloos. Your kids know school is something they’ll get back to eventually, but – between the pool and the beach and the sun and their friends – it’s pretty low on their list of current priorities.
List of 5 ways engaging your kids in learning during the summer
It’s been called the summer brain-drain – that two-month period of time in which kids seem to magically forget everything they ever learned in school. How bad is it? In most schools, teachers need to spend the first month re-teaching material that the students forgot over the summer! As a homeschooling parent, you don’t want your children forgetting everything they’ve learned and losing those good study habits they (and you) have spent so long building. How can you keep the kids learning this summer?