Summer holiday equals play time with a capital P. But play doesnt always mean that a child is not learning. Experts say its important not to allow “brain slump” during the long summer holidays but does this have to mean little or no play?? So an important question for parents this summer is “How to Ensure Your Child Plays, Have Fun and Learns this Summer?
“Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.”-O. Fred Donaldson
Playing ball games, dancing, running, climbing all help to develop body movement, strength, flexibility and co-ordination skills. It also develops social skills such as concentration and co-operation, encourages the development of the imagination, inquiry, expression, experimentation, and teamwork.
Extracurricular activities are one of the best ways to combine play and learning. Let your children have loads of learning fun this holiday by trying out a variety of extracurricular activities.
Here are few suggestions for extracurricular activities. Make certain to ask them what they like best before before registering them for one.
Let the Summer Adventure Begin…