What do you do with your kids, if anything, schoolwise, during the summer break?
My kids are 7 and 5. In the past I've just done the occasional writing practice sheets and reading.
It was difficult this past year to get back into the swing of school and doing homework. So for this summer I was planning on practicing penmenship with both, they're writing is pretty sloppy. Some math and ofcourse reading all summer. I figure if we aim for 20mins a day over summer vacation that that would be enough.
Answer by missanc at 2:37 PM on Jun. 2, 2011
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Answer by elasmimi at 11:46 AM on Jun. 2, 2011
We homschool year round (we only work M-Th each week) so we keep our regular schedule for the most part. This summer we are also adding in a workshop put on by the local community theater group and taking advantage of Kids on Campus at our local community college. I am giving a preforming arts credit for the community theater workshop (at the end they will put on the play Willy Wonka Jr) and we will count the college time toward a subject based on the classes she opts to take. In previous years we have also done the summer reading program at the library, but this year both of my girls are too old. We will also be spending extra time at the pool this summer, what a fun way to get PE out of the way (c:
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