Slay the Summer Slump! Activity Suggestions for an Enriching Season

Summer is here, and it can be a time of great excitement for students. However, it can also be a time where students fall behind on their school skills. No math, English, or science for 3 months? While fun, students can feel lost or behind when they return to school in the fall. A Grade Ahead is aware of how important constant enrichment is for students’ minds. We have focused on this very topic several times in our blog. What better way to slay the summer slump than to compile some of our best resources? There should be something on this list for everyone. Read to find out how to keep your student’s brain “too cool for school” as summer heats up.

Take a Look – It’s in a Book!

Summer reading is a classic for a reason. Students have lots of extra time on their hands to explore new worlds in the pages of books. Check out some past blog posts about the importance of summer reading, and get recommendations for your student’s next great read.

Get Outdoors!

With the beautiful weather that summer has to offer, it is a great opportunity to spend time in the great outdoors. Read these past posts for some awesome ideas for how you and your student can get moving:

Expand the Mind!

If you are worried about your student’s academic skills slipping during the summer months, find fun ways to keep their mind sharp! Beyond the great resources below, A Grade Ahead offers free assessments for enrichment classes. Take one today!

Try a Little of Everything!

Maybe you want a grab bag of options to have in your summer arsenal. We’ve got you covered! For a variety of options, see some of the past blogs below. You are sure to find something here for any age or budget.

What do you think? What are your favorite ways to keep your student engaged over the summer? Have you tried any of these things in the past? What do you have planned for this summer? We would love to hear from you in the comments!


Author: Emily Karth, Curriculum Manager at A Grade Ahead

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