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5 Educational Games to Help Children Learn Even When School’s Out

There are several school breaks throughout the year. Unfortunately, many elementary school children see school vacation as a time to have fun and not worry about schoolwork. But practicing those important skills during breaks can ensure that your children are where they need to be academically when the new school year starts. And one of the best ways to do this is to make learning into a game. So here are five educational games to help children learn even when school’s out. The Shopping Budget Game Create a list of items you need to buy. Then, look at the weekly ads...

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Fun Summer Activities for Grandparents and Grandkids to Share

Summer is the perfect time to get grandparents together with their grandchildren for some fun summer activities. Even if G’Ma and G’Pa aren’t up to a softball game, there are other summer activities that we’re sure they’ll enjoy together. We’ve gathered 6 ideas to get you started. No doubt your family can think up many more! If mobility is an issue, discuss this with your parents and your children beforehand. Whether it’s a ride to the zoo and back or just an arm to lean on at the park, there are ways you and your children can make...

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