The Summer Slide
Did you know that kids who don’t read during the summer can go back to school in fall up to THREE grade levels behind where they were when they left for summer break? Scary huh? Well we're here to help! Here are some great ways you can help your kid avoid the summer slide without feeling like school never ended.
Make the Most of Summer
Summer vacation is also the perfect time to get your child interested in some hands-on science experiments, from playing with water and flowers in the younger grades to causing ...
The summer months provide a much needed break from the rigors of formal schooling, but transitions from school to summer and back to school again can be stressful for kids ...
The brain is like any other muscle in the human body: use it, or lose it. As much as kids would like a break from school and homework over the summer, it's important that they ...
Need some inspiration for sunny summer reading? Here's a list of 18 books that are perfect for reading outside.
Stores are filled with workbooks, workbooks, workbooks, but what does your child really need to practice this summer? Be a smart consumer. Use your state standards! Here's how.
Practicing math facts this summer with your elementary school child? Here are some tips from the pros to make the process both fun and effective.
Brain-Boosting Summer Activities
Melted crayon art is all the rage right now. It's simple, inexpensive, and there's no wrong way to do it!
There's no better time than summer to explore the effects of light and shadow. Help your child combine science and art with this experiment.
Turn any sunny summer day into a fun and special occasion by having a watermelon seed spitting contest!
A fun twist on the classic game. Use chalk to create an outdoor tic-tac-toe board, and play using colorfully painted rocks in place of X's and O's.
Summer Printables that Pack a Punch
Every kid loves summertime! Keep his writing skills honed and ready for fall with a fun summer writing prompt.
It's summertime, and the possibilities are endless! Experience the best of summer with this bucket list, the perfect way to keep fun going all season long.
Help your tween keep her summer memories close with this make-your-own journal project, an art project that also encourages writing skills.
This beach scavenger hunt will have your teens taking the time to explore the shore and is sure to give them the full beach day experience.