Category Archives: Summer Learning

The Best of Sonlight Summer Readers, Part Two

Every year, Sonlight compiles packs of summer readers filled with quality books that keep children's minds busy, while also adding some summer fun. There’s no better way to keep relaxed learning going through the summer months, but these readers aren't … Continue reading

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Your 5-step Summer To-do List for Homeschooling this Fall

Did you know a winning school year starts in the summer? Summer is a time for rest, vacation, adventure, exploration, and also for planning and gearing up for the new school year. If we approach the summer months with strategic … Continue reading

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3 Types of Life Skills to Teach Your Children this Summer

The summer months are a more relaxed time that you could use to brush up on life skills that get overlooked throughout the traditional school year. During the school year, we focused on basic educational standards. Reading, history, writing, and … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Summer Bucket List of Life Skills for Homeschoolers

Parents needs summer vacation as much as their children! It's a time to relax and recover. But summer days are also a great time to squeeze in topics that might be neglected during the homeschool year—like life skills! Homeschoolers joke … Continue reading

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3 Ways To Give Your Summer Structure

Summer promises freedom. And, oh, do we crave that freedom—freedom from the obligation of daily assignments, the to and fro of weekly practices, and the hectic pace of co-op schedules. But then, sometime around the five-week mark of an extended … Continue reading

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Creative Ways Kids Can Write More this Summer

Handwriting and writing are a common casualty of summer learning loss. This phenomenon results when children lose ground on hard-earned, newly acquired skills from lack of use. Even those of us who homeschool year-round are often ready for a switch … Continue reading

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Six No-fuss Ideas to Encourage Summer Reading

I've heard many stories through the years about children who use Sonlight and now love to read. As part of the full curriculum, the remarkable Readers and Read-Alouds in each program have helped them catch the reading bug. When summer … Continue reading

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