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A month of Saturdays: Four ways to learn without feeling like school’s in session

by Callie Collins

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Oklahoma City family fun teaches our families so much.

Learning doesn’t stop at the end of the school day. My son, Sam, is a fifth grader this year. I asked him at New Year’s what he thought his most educational experience has been in 2017.

“I learned the most at the Stafford Air and Space Museum,” he answered without hesitation. We went just before school started, in July.

I really believe in taking children places. A variety of experiences has a positive effect, even if it doesn’t seem like the most education-themed experience at the time.

Here are four free ways to foster learning in the next month without feeling like you’re going to school on a Saturday:

MetroFamily’s annual education guide is available here. You can find private schools, tutoring and preschool options.

If you’re looking for weekend activities that fit your schedule, click here to sign up to have 10+ delivered to your inbox each Thursday.

You may not even notice when your kids are learning the most and there’s nothing wrong with that. It has a way of happening when you’re having fun together. I hope your 2018 is full of moments just like that.

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