Instead of the all-or-nothing approach to managing the oppositional behavior at school, here's an alternative. Send her to camp each day with a 3x5 index card, ruled into 2-4 segments (each representing a portion of the day). She receives credit for each portion of she adheres to camp rules during that particular segment (this can be indicated by a sticker, a brief comment, YES/NO, etc). Then, at home, distribute her privileges accordingly. As an example, let's say that she views TV. She can earn 15 minutes of TV time for each sticker. Or, she might earn 20 minutes of outdoor play for each sticker, etc. You get the point. When she does not earn a sticker in a segemnt, of course she doesn't receive the respective reward, and she would also receive a ten-minute time out. In this fashion, you have the opportunity to reinforce the productive portions of the day.
This is just my honest oppinion but if she goes to school all year long I dont think its good to make her go all summer to. That might be bit to much for her. Im no expert or anything but thats what I think. Like here at the school here they have a thing called Summer Reading camp. It doesnt last all day it just does until lunchtime. But if she is going to summer school all day I think thats a bit to much to her to make her go all year long. She might be getting sick of it and then acting out. I think you should keep her home and try keeping her on a napping schedule maybe she wont be as cranky. I just think the summer school thing is to much for a 4 year old.
Than you for your response but there is a misunderstanding. It is not summer school but summer camp. It is kinda like daycare. They do activites, arts and crafts, swimming, bowling that sort of thing.
Oh I am sorry..Thanks for letting me know.
hi i have an 12 years old daughter and she is a great child.she bites her nails really bad and she also wet her bed.what should i do?