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10 Activities For Practicing Life Skills This Summer

 Summer vacation means a relatively relaxed daily routine.  For my family, it’s the perfect time to model and teach life skills.  Here are 10 summertime activities that introduce concepts in social skills, communication, organization, self-care and respect for self and others.

Using a library card1. Get a library card

Most public libraries have some type of summer reading program with incentives, so it’s a good opportunity to get a library card and learn how to find and check out books, music and movies.

This means that your child will need to approach the librarian’s desk in the library, ask for a new card and answer all of the questions that follow.  In most cities, the only requirements for a library card are being… Read More »

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