How to Avoid Summer ‘Brain Drain’

Research suggests that kids tend to lose math and reading skills over the summer. Here are some fun ways to keep them curious and engaged.

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Schedule some adventures.

Establishing a routine, even if it’s a loose one, is critical for younger kids over the summer, say educators at The Langley School. If you’re a stay-at-home parent or you have a babysitter or nanny who can drive, try museum Mondays, trail Tuesdays, waterpark Wednesdays, theater Thursdays and free-choice Fridays.

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