This year the transition from summer to the new school year may feel more daunting than ever before. As we prepare for the next chapter to begin, make a point to also celebrate the final days of summer.
Eileen McDargh, a resiliency expert, says that the act of celebrating can give our children an extra boost of energy and motivation to press on and tackle the next task. This summer has likely looked different than any other summer before it. There is a lot to reflect on, laugh about, and enjoy. Maybe it will help give your child the boost of energy to continue for the next round of COVID-19 changes.
The act of celebrating can give our children…motivation to press on.
This summer memories worksheet can help your child recall the fun they had this summer and help bring closure to the end of this season:
This flyer helps give some ideas on how to celebrate the end of summer with your family, and some great conversation starters to have as a family: