How to Keep Your Kid’s Mind Active This Summer… and Why You Should

 Summer vacation — a little over two months of free time and fun for your kids — but that doesn’t mean they should lose everything they learned over the school year.

The long, lazy days of summer pose a risk for school-aged children and it’s even been coined as “summer brain drain.” Research has shown that if your child’s brain remains stagnant without challenge over the summer months, they could lose, on average, 2.6 months of grade level equivalency in math skills and nearly a whole reading level.

Other studies have shown that on the average students will score lower on standardized tests at the end of summer vacation compared to the same tests they took at the beginning of the summer.

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