For most children, school breaks are a welcome hiatus from academics. Having a long break gives them a chance to travel, explore new activities and spend invaluable time with family. Unfortunately, if they haven't been plugged into academic activities over the break, they could find the back-to-school transition a bit jarring. But take heart! Even if school is only weeks away, you still have time to ward off learning loss and strengthen your child's academic skills before they head back. Here are some tips to get you started!