The summer brain drain isn’t inevitable. While test scores for most kids tend to drop between May and August, parents can thwart summer learning loss by encouraging a healthy balance between exploratory play and skill-building activities.
Helping your young child retain what they learned during the school year throughout the summer doesn’t have to be tedious. You can incorporate it into the magic of summer and avoid the dip in learning that so many kids experience after a summer off.
How summer camps aid in children’s self-discovery and enhance their educational experience
Do your kids love climbing, maneuvering obstacle-like courses, and monkeying around? There are several gyms throughout Boulder County where they can challenge themselves, gain new skills and build confidence.
Spending time in nature makes us better humans. It helps us relax, disconnect, and discover the depth of life. This summer, prioritize the following lessons for your child through the natural experiences offered by these local camps and organizations.
Are you ready for summer? Play It Again Sports in Boulder offers everything you need for summer’s outdoor activities, sports, family adventures and travel.
How to have good oral health while camping or away at camp. We reached out to Samantha Graffeo Gardner at South Boulder Pediatric Dentistry for her tips on maintaining oral health this summer.
We’ve assembled some ideal home improvement projects for the summer months, measures that can augment the home living experience even as they increase property values.
Back to school is around the corner (rather, the next page over on the calendar). In addition to shopping for school supplies and crossing off the rest of your family’s summer bucket list items, there are a few things you can do to smooth the back-to-school transition.
There are simple ways to ensure that your child’s first days in kindergarten will establish strong habits for learning, growth and fun.
Whether you chaperone a field trip or help with a Halloween celebration, “Each act of volunteerism allows the parents to view a slice of their child’s life, make friendships in the community, and feel gratitude for the many wonderful gifts that their children are receiving.”
While every kid has their own needs, strengths and challenges, early education specialists from across Boulder County have tips for ensuring that preschool is a success for all kinds of learners.
Students opting for a charter school often get a more rigorous, focused education that gives them extras in anything from technology to art or math.
For devout families, there are profound benefits to religious school education, and those benefits are even greater when parents are participatory and engaged.
Extracurricular activities offer so much more for kids than just something to do after school.