June 9, 2010
Education.com Launches 2010 Summer Activities Challenge
Leading website’s annual challenge gives families fun activities to do together during the summer break and a chance to win a family vacation and 112 other fun prizes.
Education.com, a leading web destination for parents of school-aged children, has launched its second annual Summer Activities Challenge to help parents and other caregivers keep their kids excited about learning during the summer break. To complete the Challenge, parents must register on Education.com and complete at least 10 Education.com activities with their kids by August 29th. Activity ideas are organized by grade and topic, allowing participants to choose the best activities for their family. All families who complete the Challenge will receive a personalized certificate of achievement and will be entered to win a Funjet Vacations family getaway for four to Cancun with airfare and all-inclusive accommodations for four nights at the RIU Cancun, or one of 100 sets of Schylling Rocket Balloons. Plus, each week during the challenge one family will win a LEGO prize pack.
Education.com has thousands of activities for participating families to choose from. Each activity takes anywhere from ten minutes to several hours to complete and the activities typically require basic materials that families will either have on hand, or can easily and inexpensively acquire. No matter which activities parents choose to do, participating in the Summer Activities Challenge will help their children stay sharp and have fun throughout the summer.
Education.com Editor-in-Chief Danielle Wood explains the company’s decision to host the Summer Activities Challenge again this year: “Educators tell us that kids can slip quite a bit academically during the summer break. It’s called a ‘break’ for a reason, and no one wants to torture kids with spelling tests and math drills during the summer. But parents tell us they do want to help their kids avoid that summer slide. So we’ve designed activities that are incredibly fun, but sneak in some education, too. By participating in the Summer Activities Challenge, families can spend some quality time together and keep their brains sharp during the summer. To kids, making backyard bottle rockets and doing secret treasure hunts will just seem like play, but underneath all the excitement, they’ll be learning, and even preparing for the next school year.”
For more information about Education.com’s 2009 Summer Activities Challenge, including complete contest rules, visit http://bit.ly/SAC2010PR.
2012 Press ReleasesEducation.com Introduces Wonder - in a Box!
April 30, 2012EDUCATION.COM REVEALS ONE THIRD OF PARENTS UNCERTAIN HOW TO HANDLE BULLYING
March 22, 2012EDUCATION.COM LAUNCHES REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY'S FIRST FREE “SCHOOL BOUNDARIES” SEARCH TOOL
February 7, 2012
2011 Press ReleasesEducation.com Announces Appointment of Rich Yang as Vice President of Marketing
October 27, 2011Ten Thousand Parents to Receive Free Thank You Cards to Help Honor the Special Teachers in Their Children
May 2, 2011Travel Ticker Names the Top 5 Destinations for "Edutainment Trips"
April 19, 2011Education.com Launches 2011 Virtual Science Fair
January 19, 2011
2010 Press ReleasesEducation.com Announces Appointment of Chris Bruzzo to Board of Directors
December 16, 2010Education.com's 2010 Gift Guide Let's Shoppers "Wow" On A Budget
September 14, 2010Education.com Launches 2010 Summer Activities Challenge
June 9, 2010Education.Com Announces 2010 Summer Reading Guide - Books To Get Kids Excited About Reading While Helping Avoid The Summer Slide
May 11, 2010Education.com Announces 2010 A+ Award Winners
February 16, 2010
2009 Press ReleasesEducation.com Launches 2009 Activities Photo Contest
September 24, 2009Education.com Receives 2009 WebAward for Outstanding Website
September 16, 2009Nationwide Survey Shows Parents May Keep Healthy Kids Home During An H1N1 Outbreak Even If Schools Stay Open
September 11, 2009Education.com Announces 2009 A+ Award Winners
July 28, 2009Education.com Named AlwaysOn Global 250 Winner
July 21, 2009Education.com Launches 2009 Summer Activities Challenge
June 19, 2009Education.com Partners with Leading Organizations to Give Parents the Resources They Need to Become More Involved
May 18, 2009Education.com and AASA Offer Free Bullying Web Seminar to School Administrators
April 24, 2009Education.com Offers Parents Unique and Meaningful Ways to Celebrate Earth Day Every Day
April 21, 2009
2008 Press ReleasesEducation.com and AASA Launch Free, Cutting-Edge Bullying Resources for Parents
November 19, 2008Education.com’s 2008 Gift Guide Gives Holiday Shoppers a Cheat Sheet of Unique Gift Ideas
October 6, 2008Education.com Secures $9.75 Million in Series B Funding Led By California Technology Ventures
August 5, 2008Education.com Unveils SchoolFinder at DEMO 08 to Solve an Urgent Need
June 18, 2008
Media Contact Info
phone: (650) 362-4011