Think about what your kids are capable of cleaning, even if they won’t immediately do it to your standards. There are many other trains which run only on certain days of the week. Not all of my ideas are about making things fun for the kids.
Zarkava, a filly owned by the Aga Khan, posted a 3 length win in the prestigious Prix de Diane (Fr. – Gr. 1) at Chantilly beating the filly Gagnoa a Group 3 winner, under the skillful riding of jockey Christophe Soumillon. Zarkava is now unbeaten in five career races and may be headed for the Arc de Triomphe (Fr.-Gr.1) at Longchamps in October according to trainer Alain de Royer-Dupre.
The oldest leather shoe in the world was discovered in a cave in Armenia. It boasts a history of 5500 years, breaking the record set by the shoes unearthed in the Alps. It was made of an intact piece of leather with marking on it and was found filled with straw. Archaeologists used radiocarbon dating on the straw and leather to calculate the shoe’s age.
Khan Academy has test practice as well. Many home-school students may not be as familiar with testing as school going students. Use these as a practice tool to make sure your child isn’t stressed when they have to take a standardized test.
Of course, the biggest way to meet the needs of gifted children are the same as how we meet the needs of all children — by nurturing their interests, keeping them healthy, and loving them well.
One big problem with such a long summer break is that children forget what they learned in school. Then their teachers have to go over all over it again at the start of the new school year.
Talk about your spiritual and philosophical beliefs, and provide your child with readings and experiences that will help her deal with common gifted teen issues such as existential depression.
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