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.

Visit a farmers market!

May 1, 2016 to May 7, 2016

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.

Parent together.

April 24, 2016 to April 30, 2016

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!

April 17, 2016 to April 23, 2016

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.

April 10, 2016 to April 16, 2016

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!

April 3, 2016 to April 9, 2016

Did you know that a family of four can save $50 a week on average by using coupons? Learn the basics from Cooking Matters

Stay safe!

March 27, 2016 to April 2, 2016

Accidents happen to everyone, but there are things we can do to make them happen less often and be less dangerous. To keep your kids safe, the first step is to know how they are most likely to get hurt. Check out these Safety Tip Sheets from the NRFC to learn more about what dads can do to keep kids safe at any age.

March 20 is the first day of Spring!

March 20, 2016 to March 26, 2016

Start making plans for the return of warmer weather and get ready to spend some time outside with your family! 

March 14th is Pi Day (3.14)!

March 13, 2016 to March 19, 2016

Learn about the number known as "Pi" with your kids and beef up your math knowledge with 6 Ways to Celebrate Pi Day from PBS.