Join forces with other homeschooling parents to plan learning activities for your children during the summer months. Given here are just a few ideas that should help jog your imagination. Find the perfect activity for your child and let them have fun as they learn through the summer holidays.
If your child had trouble reading, joining a reading club will be an easy way to ensure that he keeps practicing his reading skills all through the summer. The club can meet once a week to read a book which all members enjoy. After the book is finished they can discuss the plot and the characters in the book. Maybe even have a debate on an interesting topic related to the main story in the book.
While it can be quite tedious arranging a camping trip all on your own for the family, it can become a whole lot easier if you team up with another family or two. Each adult can take on some responsibility and the children can have a variety of activities to do on the trip. Hikes, treks, collecting flora samples for a herbarium, or learning songs at the bonfire at night, all the activities should keep the children entertained and happy.
Cook off Competition
Children enjoy working with their hands, and what better way to indulge this than to get them to cook up their own treats? Once they have gained some competence in handling the recipes on their own, you could arrange for a cook off competition. One week it could be a salad competition, the next it could be cupcake decoration, another choice would be making a pudding using chocolate. There’s limitless stuff that you can do in these competitions with the kids.
Do it yourself kits
Making model planes is a good hobby, as is constructing your own shelves to store toys and books on. Depending on the age and skill level of your child you can pick up one of many do it yourself kits to give them a entertaining and engrossing project for the summer.Pick up something that intrigues them and you will have a good project on your hands.