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Summer Holidays Ideas

 After listening to Mariella Frostrup's BBC Radio 4 Programme on Bringing Up Britiain - Hip Hop Hen's co-founder Sophie decided to look into 'Summer Learning Loss'. It is commonly known and documented that children's learning can suffer during the summer holidays. 

Try ‘googling’ ‘summer learning loss’ , ‘summer slide’ or ‘summer slump’ and you will see many studies which declare that a 100 per cent of students experience summer learning loss if they do not engage in some sort of educational activity. It takes children at least 4 – 6 weeks to catch up from this loss

According to various academic studies, children can lose up to 2.6 months worth of their learning each summer.

At Hip Hop Hen - we have mixed opinions on this as summer is a time to forget about school, put down pens and explore the great outdoors. Summer holidays are meant to be a time for care-free fun. Please do not change this attitude – just include fun and creative games in your itinerary that enrich learning. 

This said - for the last couple of weeks of the holiday, we will be sharing free ideas, activities and resources that you can do with your children. Just email: sophie@hiphophen.com if you would like a copy

 

READING 3 LETTER WORDS

MATCH RHYMING PICTURE

 

I CAN WRITE A POSTCARD

 

 

ROAD TRIP GAME

 

 MAKE A LEGO, MARBLE MAZE

 

I CAN WRITE MY NAME

 I CAN PARK MY CAR

NAME CATERPILLAR

NAME ROCKET

CVC TRAIN

Sophie will be adding to activities to the blog each day - so stay tuned.  

 

 

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