School’s Going To Be Out But Don’t Pull Your Hair Out: Fun Activities to Keep Your Kids Active.

     Hi this is Terri Borman, childcare provider and author of “Shapes Go to School.”  This week’s blog is about planning activities for your school aged children during the summer break from school.   Don’t just let them sit at home idle, playing video games, and watching TV.  Get them engaged and out of the house doing some fun activities. 

     Right now is the perfect time to start planning and registering for these activities because they will fill up fast. There are so many camps available to choose from and the internet is a great place to find them.  Look for camps that would interest your child.  It makes no difference on your child’s age; there is something for all kids Kindergarten to 12th grade.

art camp  There are art camps available for those creative art and crafty kids.

3d animation camp  There are camps available at college universities.  This camp was last year summer of 2013 at SMU (Southern Methodist University) for students in grades 1 through 12.  Just look at all the choices.

  • 3D Animation, Digital Gaming, Movie Makers & Fab-Lab
  • CSI Forensics, Myth Breakers, Rockets & Flight
  • LEGO® Car Rally, Goofy Gizmos, Battlestorm & Mindstorm
  • LEGO® Architects, Mosaix, Friends & Pet-Bots
  • Cartooning, Drawing, Painting & Fashion Sketching
  • Math, Reading, Writing, Spelling & Literature Enhancement Skills
  • Think and Speak Up, Mind Your Manners, Social & Study Skills
  • SAT/ACT Test Preparation, College Planning & Applications
  • Allaka Zzam Magic Camp, Puppetry, Music & More
  • “Extended Day” options also available.

Chinese Camps  There are Chinese and martial arts camps.  Keeping your children active and teaching them discipline and self defense builds self-esteem and confidence.

circus camp  There are circus summer camps.  Let your child run away to the circus for one week.

dance 2 camp  There are dance camps.

Diva rock star camp  There are Diva Rock Star summer camps.

  Become a real rock star at School of Rock’s summer camps.

ice skating camps  There are ice skating summer camps.

horseriding camp  There are horse riding summer camps.

natural museum camps  Summer camps are available at your Natural Science and History Museums.

iphone and android app camp  There are iD (internal drive) Tech summer camps that will teach kids how to make IPhone Apps and Android Apps.  Your kids are always downloading and playing Apps from the App store.  Let them create their own.

science camp  There are summer science camps which range from making ooey gooey stuff to building robots.

swimming camps There are summer swimming camps.

water park camps  There are summer camps offered by your local water parks.

fort worth zoo There are summer camps offered by your local zoo.

sports camps  There are summer camps offered for every sport.

lake summer camp  There are action packed and full of adventure summer camps offered at your local lakes. 

00B0B_dGlSBFfHl9M_600x450“Shapes Go to School” is a beautifully illustrated children’s book that teaches shapes and colors.  It’s the very first day of Kindergarten for the shape children.  Some shapes are excited to be at school while others are apprehensive.  Order your copy of “Shapes Go to School” today!  Just click on the picture of the book!

 

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