Posts Tagged ‘summer activities for kids’

Reading Kingdom Squashes Summer Brain Drain

Over 100 years of research shows that “…all young people experience learning losses when they do not engage in educational activities during the summer…”, with a result of lower standardized test results, compared to the same tests taken at the beginning of the summer (White, 1906; Heyns, 1978; Entwisle & Alexander 1992; Cooper, 1996; Downey et al, 2004).  Autumn is…

5 great educational summer activities for kids

Finding summer activities for kids that are educational and fun is a win-win situation for everyone in your family. The good news is that there are loads of activities that are both enjoyable and educational. Here are some of my favorites.   Take trips to historical places You don’t have to travel far, as there are loads of historical places…