Summer is approaching fast, but there is still plenty of spring left for these awesome activities to do with your kids. Check out 30 Simple Spring Outdoor Activities for Kids for a complete list of ideas!
Activities of the Week
Spring into action.
Teach your children the value of money through a fun and engaging game.
World of Cents, from the National Credit Union Administration, is designed to help teach children ages five and up the value of money through the concepts of earning, saving, and spending money in a magical world.
Celebrate Mother's Day
Show Mom why she's the most important lady in your child's life! See this post from the DadTalk blog for some ideas on how you and your child can make Mom's Mother's Day!
Visit a farmers market!
Take your children to your local farmers market and stroll through the stands. Enjoy the nice weather, point out different fruits and vegetables they might not be familiar with, and plan some meals to prepare together. Find your closest farmers market with this directory from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Effective and healthy co-parenting with your child’s other parent can be extremely challenging, but DadTalk blog has lots of tips for successful co-parenting, dealing with divorce, and healthy communication so you can create a positive environment for your kids every day.
Celebrate Arbor Day with your family!
Arbor Day falls on April 29th this year and dates back to 1872 as a way of celebrating the importance of trees. Spend some time outside, plant a tree, or explore these educational resources from the Arbor Day Foundation with your children.
See amazing in all children.
Celebrate the amazing potential and uniqueness of all children during National Autism Awareness Month. These resources from Sesame Street include interactive stories and activities for children, as well as resources for parents with children with special needs.
Put your coupons to good use!
Did you know that a family of four can save $50 a week on average by using coupons? Learn the basics from Cooking Matters.