Tips for families: Helping your child stay engaged during the summer

Helping our children develop skills to learn and grow is a great responsibility. During the summer months keeping up with educational activities can lead to a great foundation for the upcoming school year.

Here are a few tips for keeping your child(ren) engaged in summer learning, health, and fitness:

  1. Visit your local library:  Lee County libraries offer summer reading programs for children of all ages. Visit www.leelibrary.net for more information.
  2. Enjoy art together:  The Lee County Alliance for the Arts center presents wonderful opportunities to engage with colorful art exhibits or a variety of educational classes. Visit http://www.artinlee.org/learn/kids-classes/ for more information.
  3. Keep your child motivated to eat healthy all summer:  Mealtime makeovers for our children’s favorite meals, like macaroni and cheese, chicken fingers, grilled cheese, and peanut butter and jelly can be found here: www.kidshealth.org.
  4. Spend quality time enjoying wildlife at a local park: From waterways to challenging trails for fitness and fun, Lee County offers exceptional opportunities for your family to enjoy the summer. Here are a few great attractions below:

 

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