Bust End-of-Summer Boredom

The end of summer is nearly here!  It get hard to keep your child entertained in these late summer weeks.  On top of trying to prepare for the upcoming school year you also find yourself trying to keep the kids entertained. Here are some great ideas that Within Reach Learning Center loves from babble.com that are […]


Ideas to Make Books Interesting!

Does your child think books are boring?  At Within Reach Learning Center we understand that some kids do think that books are just not interesting.  Fortunately, this is an easy fix – just find the right book to hook your child into reading.  If the act of reading is boring to your child, find ways […]


Math Chapter Books… 2 Birds With One Stone!

What better way to get kids interested in math than by incorporating it into their reading, or vice versa!  There are some fantastic math chapter books out there that do just that.  Kids who are reluctant towards math may get interested when it is developed into a story with interesting characters.  On the other hand, […]


Quality Fun for the Summer!

Looking for some ideas to keep the kids busy this summer?  Within Reach Learning Center thinks the key to a great summer for your children is a keep a balance between fun and educational.  PowerofMoms.com has a fantastic blog that shares ideas for keeping the kiddos entertained all summer.  She breaks it down into 6 categories […]


Great Summer Reading Activities

The weather is heating up, as is our summer reading contest at Within Reach Learning Center.  To keep your kids reading this summer you have to keep it fun!  Here are some great summer reading ideas from NoTimeForFlashcards.com that are sure to keep the kiddos excited about reading all summer long… Create a summer reading bucket […]


Great Summer Learning Websites

Summer break is finally here!  We have talked to you already about the importance of keeping your kids reading, writing, and practicing math over the summer.  Within Reach Learning Center is beginning our summer reading and math contests as an incentive. One way that kids can practice over the summer is on the computer.  Here […]


Keep Them Reading and Writing This Summer!

We all want our kids to avoid the summer slide, right?  Kids can lose up to 60% of what they learn during the school year if they don’t keep practicing over the summer!  While summer is a time for vacations, camp-outs, parties, and bubbles, it’s important to also make it a time for learning. Here […]


Teacher Recommended Read Aloud Books

We all want our kids to become great readers.  A fantastic way to help them achieve this is to read aloud to them.  Reading to your children improves their comprehension, models fluent reading for them, and is a great way to spend quality time together. Here are some books that Within Reach Learning Center thinks are excellent […]


Avoid the Summer Slide!

A long summer break is a great time for your child to refresh and take time away from his studies. Unfortunately, children who don’t do any academic work often lose some of their hard earned knowledge over the summer. Instead of sending your child back to school to spend 4-6 weeks re-learning new material, consider […]


Happy Mother’s Day Activities

Within Reach Learning Center appreciates all the super moms out there that give their all, and then some, to their kids every day!  We want you to have a fun filled day of quality family time this year. Here are some great ideas for activities from mom.me that you can do to celebrate Mother’s Day […]


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