5 Tips to Keep Your Child Learning Over the Holidays
Use the kitchen as a learning tool
Read cookbooks together
Write shopping lists with words or pictures
Find the grocery items at the store by reading signs and labels
Get out and about
Let kids help plan a family outing
Sightsee or explore something new in your city
Attend free events like local concerts, plays, or museums
Make the most of holiday travel
Test geography knowledge by calling out all 50 states (or make a song of it)
Identify & count the number of different colored cars
Find license plates from different states
Guess the time it will take to get to different destinations. Set the timer and GO!
Listen to audio books
Mix up their reading routine
Pick out some holiday-themed books to read by the fireplace, your Christmas tree or make a nice cozy pillow fort
Read and sing the lyrics to holiday songs. Then, create your own!
Connect with family
Use Old family photographs to start a story-telling tradition.
Improve writing skills with notes or letters to relatives and friends
Play a board game with family to sharpen thinking skills
Shed some of those holiday pounds with a family workout
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