Learning through play: how to keep kids brains active during long breaks from school

In this podcast Sara Dimerman chats with Michael Gibben.

Over the course of this episode you will learn more about:

  • Whether parents’ concern about their kids’ brains going to mush during long breaks from school is a valid concern
  • Ways for kids’ brains to remain active during long breaks from school
  • How parents can use every day items and toys/games that they have around the house in order to encourage thinking and learning
  • “Essential” every day items/games to help
  • Whether there is any value to video gaming/computer play and whether this should be restricted
  • How parents help inject fun into learning
  • How parents can continue with all of the above after kids return to school