Ideally, summer vacation has been relaxing, less stressful, and more laid back for your child. But now that August is halfway through, is she ready to gear up and start a new school year?

Here are 10 easy ideas to help your child boost confidence, brush up on skills, and ease back into a school routine.

For students about to enter kindergarten:

For 1st grade students:

For students entering 2nd grade:


Simple review and practice of basic skills helps your child gain confidence and get ready for a new school year, all while having some late summer fun with you!