Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Letting Kids Be Bored in Summer

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"What?!?!" you say.

In a fascinating article, psychologists suggest this very thing:

"There are activities and summer camps galore to fill children’s time and supply much needed childcare when kids are out of school. But psychologists and child development experts suggest that over-scheduling children during the summer is unnecessary and could ultimately keep kids from discovering what truly interests them."

Does this have implications for our work in summer? To read the brief, thought-provoking article, stop here.

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