Thanks to our readers who shared their thoughts on whether it's a parent's job to keep kids occupied during the summer. Here are a few of their comments and suggestions:
From factory tours to collecting bugs, our readers share their ideas for free and low-cost summer outings.
GreatSchools' readers share their ideas for inexpensive summer activities that keep children busy and learning all year long.
Backyard gardens, puppet theaters, scrapbooks and crafts are some of the ways to keep your children active and their minds working all summer long.
Yes, kids should be out playing. But when you're waiting in line at the grocery store and your child's begging for your smartphone, try one of these apps to keep your child's brain sizzling.
Try sandwiching these learning apps between tween social engagements. You'll be surprised how palatable these educational tools can be.
On these educational and fun immersion vacations throughout the U.S., kids can have adventures and build skills they can use for a lifetime.
Learning can happen anywhere, even while visiting Grandma this summer.
Take your family to a national park.
During the summer of 2000, campers in approximately 20 camps accredited by the American Camp Association shared their insights about summer camp.