Whether it’s summer camp, swimming lessons or enhancing academic skills, summer time offers parents many choices to help their child remain active and thriving during long summer months. Learning Disabilities Association of America offers tips and strategies for parents to keep kids of all ages active and learning that, otherwise; may not be possible during the school year. Here are some ideas from that list that can be done at home. . Elementary School Level Explore a summer reading program at the library. Use a children’s cookbook to read and follow directions to make favorite foods. Directions in cookbooks can.