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Family Summer Survival Kit #2: Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Posted by Kim Schlauch on Jun 13, 2015 6:00:00 AM

Looking for things to do with your family this summer?  If so, we’ve put together a few family summer survival kits to help you out.  Each themed kit includes links to some of our popular and informative blog posts related to the subject.

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Kit #2: Preventing Summer Learning Loss

Studies indicate that children’s academic skills can regress anywhere from one to three months during summer break, especially when nothing is done to help them maintain those skills.  Here are some resources to help you minimize the effects of “summer slide” in your child:

1. 10 Ways to Prevent Summer Learning Loss

This article includes a list of fun and educational things you and your children can do this summer to prevent summer learning loss and better prepare them for the school year ahead.

2. 5 Educational Benefits of a Family Game Night

In addition to being a great way to help your children maintain and further develop their academic skills, holding a family game night offers you the chance to spend quality time together.  This article highlights five benefits of scheduling this type of fun and worthwhile family event.

3. 5 Outdoor Activities That Encourage Learning

Summertime is an ideal time to take advantage of outdoor learning opportunities.  This article introduces five fun and educational outdoor activities you and your children can do over the summer.

If you missed it, here’s the link to Kit #1: Making the Most of Your Summer.

Coming soon… Kit # 3: Summer Boredom Busters


About the Author

Kim is the blog content manager at Liberty Christian School. She has professional experience in the fields of business and education and hands-on experience as the mother of two school-age children. She enjoys reading, writing, spending time with her family, and anything chocolate.