Learning and fun from EDMO™

Back Away from the Cookies: Strategies for Self Regulation

Yes, it’s true, many kids need to work on their self regulation. But sometimes grown-ups do, too. Here are a few fun finds to help you and your kids keep working together on saying “no” and stepping away from whatever it is you have trouble turning down. Before summer starts, clear out some time to develop these skills in fun …

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Ready For Summer Camp?

It’s officially mid-May, hooray! Camp EDMO’s™ earliest locations start camp on Monday, June 3, are you ready? Here are a few tips and suggestions to get you on your way. There are always forms that need to be turned in on or before the first day of camp. For all EDMO™ campers,  those are the Health History, Alternate Contacts and …

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Books About Summer Camp

Summer camp is hugely fun for kids, yes! But the first day of camp can be intimidating. Especially if it’s a child’s first time at camp or if they are starting somewhere new. Kids can be anxious about going to camp without friends and, at times, even with. Some worry that camp will be boring. Some say they’d just rather …

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How Summer Camp Makes a Difference

Some people say all they really need to know they learned in Kindergarten. But Audrey Monke argues that actually happens at summer camp. It’s easy to dismiss summertime fun as nothing more than just that, fun. But research shows that high quality, engaging camp experiences can be much, much more! For example, inquiry for a recent article in the Journal of Leisure …

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What Big Teeth You Have – Fun Science for Kids!

Ever thought you’d get to see dinosaurs roaming the groves of San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park? You can! The California Academy of Sciences is presenting Dino Days now through May 5, where you can step into their East Garden—and 66 million years into the past. The dinos are life sized, they move, blink and even roar. There are lots of different …

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Parents Want SEL!

Parents in 2019 are getting choosey about what they want for their kids, both in and out of school. A recent survey conducted by Peachjar, a cloud-based communication platform that distributes school and community information to more than 10 million parents in 40 states, shows they are looking for more and better options for their kids’ after school enrichment. Parents …

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