Don’t Forget About Your Older Kids

Oftentimes when we think about projects for our kids, we seem to focus on elementary school age children. This leaves our middle school and high school kids to figure out what to do with their time while on summer break. There are things to keep the older kids busy, too. Let’s take a look!

100 Hands-On Activites

Hands-on learning is the best kind of learning. Sadly, as kids get older, the ideas for hands-on projects seem to dwindle. That’s why compiled this list of 100 hands-on activities for middle school and high school students.

I do want to include on caveat – not all of these activities are specifically geared toward older students. But often activities for younger kids are beneficial to older students. And, most are easily adapted. You could turn all of the planning and execution of the project over to the student (as opposed to a parent helping). You can also require more detail. To find out more, CLICK HERE

Awesome Summer STEM Activities for Middle School

Summer is here. I can hear the children saying, “I’m bored.” To put a damper on that summer boredom, I scoured the internet looking for simple, no prep Summer STEM activities to.  Not just that, but I am also giving you a quick run down of what the activity involves and some ideas on how to change the activity when you don’t have a classroom. I actually looked forward to when they announced their boredom this summer so I could try these sneaky summer learning ideas! CLICK HERE to read more.

Middle School Activity Ideas

The workload can get a little intense when middle school rolls around, but you can keep your kids motivated with our wide array of hands-on activities that provide a fun break from the routine. Riveting science experiments, stimulating math games, educational scavenger hunts, and arts and crafts projects for every subject will engage kids in the learning process whether at home or in the classroom. Want to learn more? CLICK HERE

The Ultimate STEM Guide for Kids

Here’s an awesome source of 239 cool sites about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math. Interested in what this site has to offer? CLICK HERE for more information.

What are you doing to keep your kids active mentally this summer? Share your ideas in the comments section below.


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