Summer is a great time for informal learning. We will all enjoy a few weeks of no scheduled lessons. And then it will hit…boredom. Boredom is an excellent opportunity to spark creativity, learn a new skill, or simply learn to entertain yourself. However, a couple of months of boredom can also lead to mischief and bad habits. To combat this, here are a few tips to mix things up during the summer months to encourage learning during the summer break with minimal planning.
Your children are capable of finding something constructive to do, but it is a skill they must develop. The more we allow this ability to atrophy, the more likely we are to hear “I’m bored!” These two responses will help your children improve their ability to find something creative and constructive to do.