Here’s How to Help Your Kids Avoid the “Summer Slide”

Are there ways to make sure kids don’t lose knowledge and skills over the summer?

By Common Sense Media

Summer slide — when kids forget what they learned from the school year — is pretty common. Here are a few ways to keep kids skills up over the summer.

And remember, it’s OK — in fact, it’s beneficial — for kids to get bored, too. Downtime encourages kids to use their imagination and creativity and develop their inner selves — essential skills they can use all their lives.

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