Diary of a Wimpy Kid movie series http://www.imdb.com/title/tt1196141/ and the book series are great books to let them read this Summer. Let them explore the world of Middle School. Let them enjoy these books and movies. Encourage reading in your homeschool . Practice reading and daily. Let them enjoy some fun Summer books and flicks this summer. Come up with your own favorites this Summer to explore. Check out the best libary events in Wilkes and Ashe. Let your kids find resources through the Summer in the NC Mountains.
So come up with a Summer Journal that they can write about their own adventures. Let them explore the region. Let them enjoy Swimming in the region. Let homeschoolers find a Swim Club at : http://www.ncswim.org/ . Let them journal their Summer adventures and their adventures. Take the opportunity to explore the region this Summer. Check out the Ice Skating possibilities in Newton. Check out : http://travel.yahoo.com/p-travelguide-2996519-ice_castle_skating_rink_hickory-i .
Diary of a Wimpy Kid is a good start to getting them thinking about Summer Adventures and Journaling their adventures. Then go out and experience the area. Map out books and adventures your kids can explore in the Summer. Consider the possiblities.