5 Fun Ways to Keep Kids’ Social Skills Fresh: Print This Summer Guide
May 15, 2019
Summertime doesn’t have to mean a slide in personal growth. These fun activities can help kids keep their Social-Emotional Learning fresh over the summer, and learn more about themselves and others along the way. Print this guide to summertime SEL, and start your kids’ break off the respectful way!
Social skills never take a vacation
According to research, American educators re-teach about a month of material lost to summertime inactivity every fall. Students from lower-income families fare even worse.
Schools tend to focus on the decline in reading and math proficiency, but sustained development in Social-Emotional Learning (SEL) is arguably just as important. After all, a better sense of responsibility, respect, compassion, and perseverance naturally enhances academic performance. Study after study demonstrates this.
Start your kids’ break off the respectful way! Print our free guide to summertime SEL. Hang it on your refrigerator, bulletin board, or use it as a bookmark to remind children to stay active, creative, and growing over vacation.
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