Keeping kids busy and happy during those long summer days can be a challenge. Coming up with ideas for summer-long projects and activities may not be so easy either. Here are a few ideas to keep your kids active and entertained all summer long.
Kids Give A Helping Hand
Volunteering can be a great learning experience for kids to show them the importance of helping others in need. It can also serve as great training for tweens who have never had a real paying job before. The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has a website, Kids Next Door, set up to give kids and parents ideas about how they can help their communities. Another site set up to teach kids about the value of helping others is Compassionate Kids. This site focuses on how to help the earth, people, and animals and offers articles, book reviews and free printable activities to get kids started.
Focus On A Hobby Or Start A New One
Sometimes they get so caught up in TV viewing and video