It is not uncommon for students to experience what is sometimes called the "summer slide," and I'm not talking about a slide into a pool. Just like sports and music, reading and math require regular practice; a 2-3 month break from practice means that kids return to school with brains that are out of shape. Below you will find a variety of resources to help you help your kids keep their brains in shape!
Ideas & Resources from the Department of Education
10 Ways to Prevent the Summer Slide
MWE Library Blog--Mrs. Lewis has even more ideas for Reading Fun!
Visit the Scholastic Parents' page for awesome resources and daily tips about ways to help grow great readers.
Scholastic's Summer Reading Challenge
Summer Reading Resources from Reading is Fundamental
Hands-on Math Games for all ages
Simple Tips for Summer Math Learning from PBS
Math Tips for Every Grade
Cosmic Kids Yoga: Don't forget to keep bodies in shape too!
Download and Print a Summer Fun Packet