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.

March has been Designated as Sing with Your Child Month.

March 29, 2020 to April 4, 2020

March has been designated as sing with your child month. Spend some time singing your favorite songs with your children and introduce them to some of your favorite childhood songs. 

Learn the Art of Miming with Your Kids.

March 22, 2020 to March 28, 2020

March 22 is the birthday of the famous mime Marcel Marceau, who was born in 1923 and died in 2007. Learn the art of miming with your kids. Some of the most well-known mimes to try are: being trapped in a box, walking a dog, eating, pulling a rope and walking on a windy day.

March 19 is the First Day of Spring

March 15, 2020 to March 21, 2020

March 19 is the first day of Spring, or the spring equinox.  The equinox is when the moment that the sun crosses over the celestial equator on its journey towards its northernmost declination. Celebrate this special day by planting some flowers and gardens with your kids if you haven’t already. If you live in an area where it is not possible to plant anything, you can start some plants indoors or get your yard and garden ready for late spring plantings.

Take Your Kids to an Observatory

March 8, 2020 to March 14, 2020

On March 13, 1781, the planet Uranus was discovered. The first planet found with the aid of a telescope, Uranus was discovered by astronomer William Herschel. Take your kids to an observatory if you have one close by or spend one evening stargazing. 

March is National Women’s History Month

March 1, 2020 to March 7, 2020

March is National Women’s History Month, a celebration of women’s contributions to history, culture, and society. The United States has observed it annually throughout the month of March since 1987. Read a great book about women with your children or find some other fun activities to celebrate the special women in you and your child’s lives!

February 29 is LEAP DAY!

February 23, 2020 to February 29, 2020

February 29 is LEAP DAY!  This special day only occurs every 4 years. Leap days are needed to keep our calendar in alignment with the Earth's revolutions around the Sun. Celebrate this extra day in February with some of these fun and educational activities.

This month of February we celebrate African American History Month!

February 16, 2020 to February 22, 2020

The month of February we celebrate African American History Month. Chose a book from the top 150 recommended African-American Children’s Books and read together with your child. If you live far away, you and your child can read the same book then discuss on phone calls to each other. 

This week we celebrate Make a Friend Day on February 11 and Valentine's Day on February 14.

February 9, 2020 to February 15, 2020

This week we celebrate Make a Friend Day on February 11 and Valentine’s Day on February 14. Take time this week to tell your loved ones just how special they are and help your children honor a special friend in their life.