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:
- Visit your local library: Lee County libraries offer summer reading programs for children of all ages. Visit www.leelibrary.net for more information.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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: