(912) 226-7707

5525 Abercorn Street, Suite 25
Savannah, GA 31405

Mon- Fri 9a-8p (closed 1230-130p)
Sat- Sun 9a-4p (closed 1230-130p)

Mon- Fri 9a-8pĀ 
Sat- Sun 9a-4pĀ 
closed 1230-130p daily


Mon- Fri 9a-8p (closed 1230-130p)
Sat- Sun 9a-4p (closed 1230-130p)

Hey, parents! Summer’s almost here, and you might be scratching your heads wondering how to keep your kids engaged, safe, and maybe even learning a thing or two while you’re juggling work and other responsibilities. Let’s get into it and make sure our little ones have a fantastic summer!

  1. Required Summer Activities: School Assignments and Learning

First things first, let’s talk about those required summer activities: summer school assignments. Sit down with your kids and go over what they’ll be working on during the break. Even if they don’t have any, maybe there are some learning activities they can partake in to keep those little growing minds sharp! Make a summer reading list together, set some reading goals, and maybe even join them with a family reading challenge! Keeping their minds active during the summer will help prevent that dreaded summer slide. As always, we find that setting the example helps a ton.

  1. Safety and Well-being at Home

Safety first! If your kids are staying home alone or with siblings while you’re at work, it’s crucial to establish some ground rules. Talk about emergency procedures, who to call in case of an emergency, and make sure they know how to reach you. Also, set some guidelines for screen time and online safety to keep them protected while exploring the digital world while they’re on their own. Make sure Urgent Kidz Care is on your emergency contact list, along with our phone number and address. Be sure your neighbors know about us, too. Anybody taking care of your kidz needs to know about us!

  1. Independence and Responsibility

Next up, let’s talk about independence. Encourage your kids to take on age-appropriate tasks around the house. Teach them basic life skills, like preparing (or even cooking, if they’re old enough) simple meals or doing laundry. Explain the importance of time management and remind them the quicker and better they finish tasks, the more time they have for fun. By giving them responsibilities, you’re helping them build confidence and independence. That may be the best of the summer activities!

  1. Quality Time and Family Bonding

Even with a busy schedule, it’s essential to carve out some quality time with your kids. Plan family summer activities and outings when you can, whether it’s a weekend trip to the park or a family game night at home. We’ve got lots of staycation ideas! Create opportunities for open communication, and encourage your kids to share their experiences, feelings, and even their summer adventures with you.

  1. Staying Active and Engaged

Last but not least, let’s keep those kiddos active and engaged! Provide them with ideas for safe and fun activities they can do at home, like crafting, gardening, or DIY projects. Encourage physical activity and outdoor play to keep them active and healthy. Remind them of sun safety and proper hydration. Don’t forget to explore local resources like libraries, parks, and community centers for free or low-cost activities to keep them busy and entertained. We even listed a few local Savannah summer activities in a recent blog to try to help you plan for summer.

Urgent Kidz Care is here to help. So we created a quick checklist for you!

Summer Preparation Checklist for Parents

šŸ“š Required Summer Activities: School Assignments and Learning

šŸ›”ļø Safety and Well-being at Home

šŸŒ± Independence and Responsibility

šŸ‘Øā€šŸ‘©ā€šŸ‘§ Quality Time and Family Bonding

šŸŽØ Staying Active and Engaged

There you have it, folks! You can make this summer a great one. With a little help from UKC, it’ll be one of the best ever, we hope!

Urgent Kidz Care - Urgent Kids Care - Urgent Care Pediatrics in Savannah, Georgia

Urgent Kidz Care

5525 Abercorn Street

Suite 25 Savannah, GA 31405