Counseling Lessons

This month, I will be seeing classes for the last time. We are focusing on careers. You may be thinking that elementary kids are too young to be talking about careers, but it’s never too early! As I talk about careers with students, I introduce them to a variety of career options through books and games. Many students also enjoy talking about their parent’s careers. I encourage them to begin thinking about their own interests and abilities and how these can be tied to a future career. I emphasize the importance of finding a career that they enjoy. There are so many options in our world today. By the way, if you are interested in looking into a new career path, this website might be helpful.

Water Safety

As summer quickly approaches, it’s important to make sure that your child is safe as they have fun in a variety of ways. Playing safely in water is a favorite activity and this article has helpful information for parents. There are also several places your child can take swim lessons this summer. Here are a few places to look into:

Summer Fun and Learning

Summertime is a special time to slow down and take a break from school, but it’s almost important to keep your child learning. Here are a few suggestions to keep your child engaged and retain what they learned this year!

  • Have your child read every day. They can read independently, or you can read with them. Make some trips to the West Fork Library!
  • Play board games or math games.
  • Limit screen time. This article has some helpful information.
  • Encourage them to get out and play!