10 Budget Friendly Ways to Promote Summer Learning

Hurrah- Summer is almost here!  While many of us are excited about upcoming summer vacation plans, it is important to remember that children experience learning loss when they don’t have educational activities during the summer. The good news is there are numerous ways to promote summer learning with your child (and it does not have [...]

Summer Safety Tips for Kids

Summer break is almost here and this is the perfect time to review some important lessons to keep your kids safe and healthy this summer. I found some useful tips from WeAreTeachers:  8 Ways to Make Sure Your Students Stay Safe This Summer. Here are some highlights from that article that are just too important [...]

Summer Bridge Books: It is never too early to think about summer!

It is hard to believe, but summer break is around the corner! We would all like to think of summer as a time when kids can be kids and families can enjoy vacations and recreation. But it is a fact – Children who do not engage in educational activities when school is out of session [...]

Just for Fun: 10 Free Things to Do With Your Kids in Chicago

Everyone is looking for ways to beat the heat  this summer without breaking the bank, right? If you live in Chicago, you are in luck because we have numerous places to visit that are safe for the whole family- and will not cost a dime!    Thanks to www.chicagokids.com for putting this great list together! [...]

Great Summer Learning Tips from The National Summer Learning Association

The National Summer Learning Association Urges Parents to Participate in Summer Learning Day June 21 Research shows that all children experience learning loss when they don’t have educational activities during the summer. High-quality summer programs help keep kids engaged in learning.   This summer, communities around the country will hold events to raise awareness of [...]

Chicago School Supply is Giving Away a Summer Bridge Activities™ Set!

Last week we highlighted one of our most popular activity book series, the Summer Bridge Activities™ set, designed specifically to prevent summer learning loss among students.  Parents and Educators have praised and utlized these workbooks for over 10 years because they work. Chicago School Supply is giving away a Summer Bridge Activities™ set ($150 value) [...]

Tips to Prevent Summer Learning Loss with Summer Bridge Activities™

School Alert It’s never too early to think about summer! Help your students retain their classroom skills this summer by offering parents the AWARD-WINNING summer series that parents and teachers have trusted for over 10 years—Summer Bridge Activities™. To support Summer Bridge Activities™ in your school, you will receive the popular series for below-retail cost [...]