Updated: 07/28/2014 9:50 AM
Created: 07/24/2014 5:00 AM WDIO.com
By: Julie Kruse
Beyond the Classroom
With only one month left until school starts up again, how can you help your child avoid feeling behind come the first day of school? Although these tips are encouraged throughout the entire summer, experts say it's better late than never. Not only can these activities be fun, but they can also help build your child's confidence for the first day of school.
Similarly, MindShift has created this list of 50 ways to fight the summer brain drain. However, we have accrued 25 of our own that's specifically for the Northland. This list is only a glimpse into the hundreds of activities you can do with your child. If you have any recommendations that aren't on the list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and they can be added after review.
READING AND WRITING IS KEY
MATH CAN BE TRICKY
ENCOURAGE A SECOND LANGUAGE
LET KIDS EXPLORE
TECHNOLOGY IN MODERATION
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