Archives for May 2013

5 Fun Ways to Keep Literacy Skills Sharp Over the Summer Break


Can you feel it in the air?  The days are getting longer, the pace is moving slower, (hopefully) the sun is starting to shine.  Very soon, if they haven”t already in your neighborhood, the school bells will be chiming their last before the Summer break begins.

Even as homeschoolers, my family adjusts our pace to the so-called “lazy” days of Summer.  However, like most of you, in the back of my mind lingers the question:  how can I help my kids retain all that they have learned during the school year?  What can I do to encourage my kids to keep their skills fresh and sharp over the Summer vacation?

For today”s Friday Five, I give you 5 fun ways to encourage your kids to practice their handwriting, reading, and comprehension skills over the Summer break.

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