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    Please read the following article about tips to prevent the summer slide: Summer Slide Prevention

     

    Summer means a much-needed break for kids, but it can also mean a break in learning and, in many cases, a  loss of newly developed reading skills.

     

    The so-called “summer slide” is particularly problematic for kids who are already struggling with reading. If you don’t want to risk a child losing ground over the summer, it’s important to make sure he or she has opportunities to practice reading skills. 

     

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    In addition to reading daily, please pratice the following life skills:

    * Tying shoes
    * Zipping coats
    * Opening bottles