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10/22/2018
Your child may have a hard time finding the energy to continue being productive after school, but it's not impossible. These tips can help them make the most of their evenings.

After School Activities Your Child Can Benefit From

Having to spend so many hours in a classroom learning new lessons can be draining for students, but dedicating a little more time to after-school activities is important for your child's growth. Whether they participate in community-based activities are academic activities, they can benefit by building positive relationships, picking up new skills, and forming part of a community. Below are some great examples of activities your child may want to join.

Deal With the Afternoon Slump

If you're introducing your child to the idea of after-school activities, they may be excited to give them a try. However, when the day arrives, they may hit an afternoon slump that makes the couch look much more inviting. It makes sense that after a full day at school your child may be a bit tired after school. Help them beat this slump by staying positive and encouraging. A healthy after-school snack, some outdoor time, or even a quick nap can help them recharge and get out the door.

Look for After-School Activities at School

If you don't know where to start looking for after-school activities for your child, their school is the perfect starting place. Most schools have clubs based on students' interests and hobbies. Stop by your child's school and ask about the activities they have available and how your child can join. Let your child decide what activities they want to participate in so that they are actually eager to join. If your child is hesitant to join, be encouraging but not pushy. Remind them that this is a great way to make new friends, explore their interests, and to gain new skills.

Enroll Your Child in Tutoring

After school tutoring is a great activity for all students, no matter what their grades are like. Tutoring can help students of all levels feel more comfortable with their schoolwork, giving them the confidence to participate in class and set higher achieving goals for themselves. Since tutoring provides a more relaxed learning environment, your child can master their lessons without feeling the same pressure they feel in a classroom. Tutoring in Santa Rosa can help students make academic gains this school year. Help your child reach their academic potential with the help of a tutor at The Tutoring Center, Santa Rosa CAContact them at (707) 521-9590 to learn all about their academic programs and how these can help your child excel in school.

After School Sports

Enrolling your child in after-school sports is a great way to ensure they stay physically active. When it comes to sports, your child will have tons of options. Your child's school may have after-school sports teams that your child can try out for or join. Most schools have competitive sports teams that students are encouraged to try out for. If your child's school doesn't offer the sport they're interested in, you will most likely be able to find a league in your community that your child can participate in.

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering after school is a great option for students of all ages. Not only will this help your child expand their worldview and develop people skills, but volunteering is also the perfect way to give back to the community. There are always volunteer opportunities available in all types of community organizations, so check with your child to see what type of volunteer work they're interested in participating in. You can even take this activity together and get involved in your community as a great bonding experience.

Encourage Artistic Development

If your child prefers to develop their creative skills after school, look for art classes focused on their choice of medium. Your child may find that there's a music club that meets after school or they may want to take photography classes at the local junior college. Whatever it is they choose to participate in, encourage them to find their passion.

Academic Tutoring in Santa Rosa, CA

If your child could use a bit of extra help when it comes to homework and studying, tutoring is a great option. To find the perfect tutoring programs for your child, contact The Tutoring Center, Santa Rosa CA. Call them at (707) 521-9590 for more information about their programs and tutoring approach. While you're at it, don't forget to ask about your free diagnostic assessment!

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