third grade son is having problems staying focused during class. there are moments when he stops working and is lost in thought. what stategies can we use to help him remain focuses?
Advice from Schoolfamily
SchoolFamily writes: Brownhen4- My first question is have you talked to his teacher about this? It's best to take a team approach when you have concerns. One strategy we have heard works well is giving kids "fidgets" -- read more about them here. At home you can help him build these skills by playing games where his focus is required. Hopefully his teacher will have some more suggestions for you.