Ideas to keep your kids’ reading over the summer
Summers are quite an amusing, fun period for all of us. The vacations from all the duties and all the hectic routines with ample time to spend some quality family sittings. No doubt many of us want summers to be all around the year, but there are also some disadvantages. The worse one is that kids stop their studying habits through the summers. We can often see their skills in different subjects declining after the summer period. If you are a parent, you would be really worried about this and want your child to get his interest in his work developed no matter what is the cost. But forcing a child is not also a great deed, right? So, what can be done in this regard? Let me tell you all the best possible ways to develop your child’s interest and keep him involved in reading this summer when school is finished.
Reading out stories
Keep your children occupied by reading them different social story books according to their age. This can help you keep their literature up to date and keep their minds thinking ability alive while making them think about the story.
Planning and Executing
Plan out a schedule and different activities around the day for your children. Make fun activities for them like counting stars at night or cars on the moving road. This can keep their mathematical skills polished. Have different conversations with them and ask them general questions to keep their memories replenished and intact. Take them to small activities like summer school and fun programs to let them interact with other children. This can help them develop a productive and skillful personality.
Choosing books that suit their interest.
Take them to the library. Let them choose the books they want and read them out loud. This can help them in developing the habit of reading books and be interactive with the written interface. Having them read books during summer can develop the habit of reading in the near future and help them develop different recreational skills.
Making a non-distractive Environment
Studies at home can be affected by different hurdles and barriers in this regard. What can be done about that? The thing is simple and easy. Remove all the distracting things from their environment. It can be anything, either their toys, cell phones, games, and many more. Try not to do this suddenly as it will create a sudden issue at your home. Do this one at a time, like first removing the cell phone and then the games from the room.
Having fun time
Now keep them all busy, and reading is almost like ruining their summer, right? So, let us make it a bit for them also. Buy them informational toys and puzzles. Make them solve the puzzles and extract the information from them. You can also utilize the crosswords or scrabble activities to get them to enjoy the activity. Take them out to play and let them count the number of swings in the park. This will encourage them to have some fun educational activities and enjoy themselves.
Most importantly, have them take part in different activities that keep their mind strong and healthy.