Wednesday, July 30, 2014

Summer Learning's a BLAST With Netflix #Streamteam #NetflixKids

Summer Slides Are For Playgrounds Not For Minds 
And Netflix Can Help

Something weird happens every year, about this time. All the school uniforms, school supplies, and school sales start ramping up and taking over the airwaves while there's still plenty of summer left! We're not quite ready to leave the long, lazy days of summer for school yet! But with Netflix Kids and a little help from your friends on The Stream Team, nobody needs to freak out about a lack of learning or suffer the summer slide.

Everyone's heard about the summer slide by now... that dreaded phenomenon where kids lose months of learning every summer. School may be out, but learning doesn’t have to be, and Netflix makes summer learning A BLAST! 

Disclosure:  ChiIL Mama is a proud member of the Netflix Stream Team. We've been compensated for sharing monthly posts with our readers.  All opinions are our own.

Give your little ones a summer brain-power boost by introducing them to something new with Netflix
—whether you choose a documentary about dinosaurs or go on a math adventure to the moon. Learning rocks inside and outside of the classroom. 

Here at ChiIL Mama we dig documentaries. My husband shoots documentaries & TV Shows all over the world, and we've learned soooooo many interesting things about a wide range of topics from watching his shows and more.

For the perfect way to beat the heat and indulge in some screen time, introduce your kids to something new with Netflix. It's a great way to relax and wind down after a full, active day of outdoor play too. 

ChiIL Mama's Top Flixs Pick:

Check out Wild Horse Wild Ride, an awesome documentary the whole family can enjoy, by a husband/wife team who are friends/co-workers of my husband's. 

An annual contest challenges people across the U.S. to tame a wild mustang in 100 days, a dangerous feat performed by people from all walks of life. Rated PG. Available on Netflix.

Take a look at the plethora of great documentaries available for older kids and adults, including Blackfish, Food, Inc. and Mitt.

10 Netflix Titles for a Summer Brain-Power Boost

Want even more brain-boosting titles? Our friends at Common Sense Media (one of ChiIL Mama's favorite resources) shared 12 age-appropriate documentaries that encourage kids to explore worlds they may not normally encounter, all currently streaming on Netflix – check out the list here.

Netflix Kids Titles for a Summer Brain-Power Boost:

ChiIL out with us this summer in Chi, IL and beyond at ChiIL Mama (family friendly) and our sister site ChiIL Live Shows (adult). Check back with ChiIL Mama for more cool Stream Team Themes every month!  Stay cool and stream on...

Disclosure:  Once again, ChiIL Mama is a proud member of the Netflix Stream Team. We've been compensated for sharing monthly posts with our readers.  All opinions are our own.

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