Keeping the little ones busy this summer can be hard work. Their constant need for entertainment can quickly wear you out. If the shrill cries of "I'm bored!" are threatening to drive you insane, check out these easy and cheap ways to amuse the kids this summer.
If your child enjoys a day spent in the great outdoors, why not let them try their hand at gardening? If you have the space for it and they have the motivation, it could prove to be an inexpensive way to keep the kids occupied.
By the age of three or four, your little one should be starting to show an interest in numbers and counting. At this age, most children should be able to count to ten, do simple addition and subtraction using objects, recognize written numbers, and put numbers in order. Worried that your child isn't getting to grips with numbers as quickly as they should be? Children learn at their own pace, and this isn't usually a cause for concern.