Summer Bridge Activities(TM): Bridging Grades Second to Third prepares your rising third grader for a successful school year. The activities in this book are designed to review the skills that your child mastered in second grade, preview the skills that he or she will learn in third grade, and help prevent summer learning loss. No matter how wonderful your child’s classroom experiences are, your involvement outside of the classroom is crucial to his or her academic success. Together with Summer Bridge Activities(TM), you can fill the summer months with learning experiences that will deepen and enrich your child’s knowledge and prepare your child for the upcoming school year. --Summer Bridge Activities(TM) is the original workbook series developed to help parents support their children academically during the summer months. While many other summer workbook series are available, Summer Bridge Activities(TM) continues to be theseries that teachers recommend most. --The three sections in this workbook correspond to the three months of traditional summer vacation. Each section begins with a goal-setting activity, a word list, and information for parents about the fitness and character development activities located throughout the section. Bonus extension activities that encourage outdoor learning, science experiments, and social studies exercises are located at the end of each section. --Stickers, flash cards, and a colorful award certificate are also included. 160 full-color pages.