For success in the sun
Consider these three tips from Scholastic for keeping kids motivated all summer long.
- Set aside time each day to read. Track the books your child reads and reward him or her with a special activity or treat when he or she reaches milestones (for example, every 10th book). Do art projects based on favorite titles, such as making paper bag puppets.
- Make every day educational. Children learn problem-solving, math, science, and vocabulary as they help with groceries, laundry, and cooking.
- Create a summer scrapbook. Save postcards and movie tickets, record family stories or interesting events from each day, whether you’re going on vacation or just going to your neighborhood park.