496The popular parenting blog, hellobee.com, recently published an article from one very creative mum who has taken educational summer fun to a whole new level! If you are coming to the tail end of your summer and looking for ideas on how to start getting your kids back into the “learning zone”, check it out!

http://www.hellobee.com/2014/07/16/summer-theme-weeks-grimm-brother-fairy-tales/

She picks a theme, in this case, The Brothers Grimm fairytales, and incorporates activities that touch upon:

  • reading/literacy
  • drawing/art
  • comprehension
  • mathematics
  • science experiments
  • …and even a little waltzing (check out the article for a super cute pic)

Hope you enjoy it!

DSCN0462Sarah Forrest is a Reading Specialist for Oxford Learning Solutions, publishers of the Easyread System. Easyread is a groundbreaking online program that uses visual phonics to help children with reading difficulties. Appropriate for kids with dyslexia, auditory processing problems, guessing habits, and more. www.easyreadsystem.com