Activities of the Week

Take Time to Be a Dad Today! Here are some suggestions for easy, no-cost or low-cost ways to spend meaningful time with your family. Everyone’s circumstances are different, so some of these activities might not be possible for you and your children.

Did you know...

March 18, 2018 to March 24, 2018

...the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has its own YouTube page? You can learn about anything from community health, to infant safety, to living with disabilities. Check it out to learn more!

March 14th, or 3.14, is Pi Day!

March 11, 2018 to March 17, 2018

Celebrate this unique holiday and learn about math concepts in fun new ways with these activities and ideas from PBS.

March is Women's History Month!

March 4, 2018 to March 10, 2018

Learn the stories of strong ladies throughout history with, then encourage your daughter become one with these tips on bravery, resilience, and trust.

Be your own meteorologist!

February 25, 2018 to March 3, 2018

With the Weather Lab, you and your child can track oncoming weather from home. When is spring coming to your region? Find out together!

Practice strong defense.

February 18, 2018 to February 24, 2018

...against the flu! Everything you need to know about how to reduce your and your child's chance of getting the flu this year can be found at

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with your family!

February 11, 2018 to February 17, 2018

Visit the DadTalk blog for our post on the five "love languages," or the various ways people express love to and feel loved by the people around them.

Learn about African American History Month.

February 4, 2018 to February 10, 2018

Explore the history of our country through the eyes of the African American scientists, artists, politicians, and more who built it! Find a wide variety of resources and activities here.

Create a Family Media Plan.

January 28, 2018 to February 3, 2018

If you notice that too much time on the phone or in front of the TV is starting to negatively impact your interaction with your kids, it may be time to look at setting up a Family Media Plan with this tool from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Think through it together and find a system that works for everyone!