The summer holidays are a great time if you’re a kid. Free from the routine of nursery or school, they are free to spend their days as they please. But during this time, it can be difficult for parents to try and keep their children engaged. Many parents are concerned that over the holidays they will not be able to keep their child from being bored.
Here are a few summer activities that will help your child engaged over the summer.
Arrange A Few Trips
A great way to keep your child from getting bored during the summer is to arrange a few trips. This could be to a new city for an explore, or even a summer holiday. Children love to explore and experience new places, so it is a great thing for them to look forward to all summer long. These trips could even just be to places near where you live that you haven’t had the chance to try yet. You can also ask your child where they would like to go as this might inform your trip planning.
Your child might be missing the regular exercise routine they might get during the rest of the year, so try and think of ways to keep them active. You could go along on bike rides together, or maybe join a leisure centre to make use of a swimming pool. It doesn’t have to be too frenetic, just getting out of the house on a walk can help to keep them engaged!
Learn A New Skill
The summer holidays are the perfect length to invest some time into learning a new skill. And there is so much to be done. You could get your child into baking, which can help to encourage a child’s creativity, thinking and mathematics skills. Or you could head out to the garden and try their hand at some gardening, which can teach them the responsibility of looking after something.
Little Acorns Day Nursery – Saturday Morning Club
Here at Little Acorns Day Nursery, we understand the importance of keeping your child engaged over the summer. We are able to help support families in keeping their children engaged through both our Saturday morning club and our holiday club. Bonding with other children is a great way to keep your little ones’ brains active and help them to learn how to form relationships.
Our Saturday morning club is free for members of the nursery, and non-members are also allowed to join for a small fee. At both our Hedge End and Eastleigh locations, we work hard to ensure your child gets the most out of their time with us, providing a safe and comforting environment to bring out your child’s full potential.
If you’d like to find out more about how we can help you and your child, get in touch today.