If you take the time to observe your children while they play this summer, you can actually learn a lot about where they are developmentally. Making these observations can help you to determine if your child’s social and emotional development is on track and where they have areas of weakness.
The idea that your first years of education are influential to your later success, both in school and out, is nothing new. We all understand the value of providing our children with a firm foundation for their school years, but what many don’t realize is that the type of education your kindergartener receives has just as much impact as the amount of time spent in a classroom.
Parents are frequently concerned that if their children use technology, they could face negative consequences. But how many parents consider the lasting effects that their own technology use can have on their children?
Summer is the perfect opportunity for your children to get some extra outdoor time. With more freedom during the daylight hours and more flexibility with bedtime, there’s no reason why they shouldn’t be outdoors.