summer learning loss

Preventing Summer Learning Loss – 3 Hands-on Activities to Keep Them Thinking

My kids have become addicted to screens this summer. They move from the television to the computer to the iPad to the Touch. It’s been tough to get them engaged with anything that doesn’t plug in. At Steve Spangler Science, we are dedicated to preventing the summer learning loss that occurs when kids are out for the long break. These days, parents don’t just need to get their kids to turn off the TV, but turn it all off. We are sharing many different science activities to get kids outside, engaged and learning. Here are three of my favorite activities to get those screens turned off. Bubble Snakes with a Bubble Blower Set the bubble blowers aside and make long, colorful snakes that cluster and grow out of a do-it-yourself blower.