I cringe when I hear people moaning about the kids ‘falling behind’ over the school holidays! It’s a seriously sad attitude to education. The only thing they fall behind is a adult system of testing and that’s not what education’s for.
As I often say; Education is for life not just for schools.
And as much happens out of school as it does inside it – actually more. For the kids are developing many personal skills vital for educational achievement anyway!
So give the kids a break and let them get on with their own personal education out of school while they can. And maybe consider that thousands of home educating families already successfully do so!
Meanwhile click here for a longer read to help understand that out of school learning.