Category Archive: Sidestep the Summer Slide

15 Summer Crafts for Kids

Kids Craft Ideas Summer has officially arrived, and with it, the fun, colorful creative craft time kids love! Check out these summer-inspired kids crafts ideas today: Hot Air Balloon via I Heart Crafty Things *** Paper Pinwheels via Kids Activities Blog *** Shark Mittens via A Night Owl *** Egg Carton Turtles via Munchkin Time …

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Best of RoomMomSpot | 2014

Best Class Party Snacks, Crafts & Activities PLUS Teacher Gift Ideas & Printables Check out all the wonderful, creative, fun and simple room parent ideas from the year below – from snacks and crafts, to teacher gifts, games, printables and more, each by season: Valentine’s 5 Healthy Valentine’s Party Snack Ideas Fun, Free Printable Valentine’s …

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How to Avoid the Summer Slide

Resource Round-Up Summer officially begins this week and whether your kids are still finishing school or have been out for weeks, summer learning is likely on your mind. As parents, we know that lazy summer months can lead to significant learning loss that can actually put kids behind come the next school year – however, …

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Vocabulary & Spelling FUN for Kids

Spelling City

Avoid Summer Learning Loss with Spelling City Take vocabulary and spelling fun with you wherever your family goes this Summer! Spelling City’s program and app for iPad makes it easy to help your kids stay above the curve and prevent summer learning loss! Check out what mom and former teacher, Kim Vij of The Educator’s …

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4 Steps to Summer Learning Fun!

Plan on doing these 4 things with your kids this summer to keep minds active and brains sharp! 1 > Start a book series. Get kids hooked this summer with an awesome book series that will keep them reading all summer long! We love Hank the Cowdog, Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Encyclopedia Brown, & …

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Tops Tips to Help Kids Practice Writing

Stop Summer Learning Loss with Fun Writing Games & Ideas Don’t led word and language skills go unused this summer while kids are out of school! Turn summertime into a FUN time to practice writing, spelling and vocabulary (without the pop quizzes) – check out these 5 SUPER ideas: 1. Write down everything! Have you children …

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Stop Summer Learning Loss!

Summer Learning Activities for Kids The Summer Slide isn’t a ride at a water park—it’s what happens when kids lose up to 2.5 months of learning over the summer. Whether reading, writing, exercising or keeping your child’s skills sharp with the best-selling Summer Bridge Activities(TM) series from Carson-Dellosa, the summer slide can easily be averted, prepping your kids …

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Summer Reading

Kids Reading

Motivate Kids to Read Over the Summer Yay summer! Students across the country scream and shout for the end of school, but those months without class, projects and homework can lead to learning loss that leaves them scrambling come the following school year. Keep kids reading over the summer with these fun ideas: Read a …

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Contest for Kids

NFL Play60 Invention Contest | Promoting Active Kids The summer sunshine proves to be an easy, natural incentive for kids to get outside and play – staying active is vital for not just the physical health, but mental well-being of children too. You might remember as a child, banding together with neighborhood kids and friends …

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Best of RoomMomSpot 2012

RoomMomSpot | A Year in Review With our first full year under our belt, we take a look back at some of our favorite series and posts from 2012.  We celebrate the school volunteers who are making a difference each day in the classroom and beyond – from lunchroom helpers to class party organizers, field …

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