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.

Share stories.

July 15, 2018 to July 21, 2018

The CDC's Rx Awareness campaign shares real stories of people who lost a loved one from prescription opioid overdose—or who were addicted to prescription opioids themselves – and encourages people to seek more information about the risks of addiction and overdose. Have this important conversation with your kids today. These tips can help you start!

Support reading skills at home.

July 8, 2018 to July 14, 2018

Use these age-specific tips from the Department of Education and the What Works Clearinghouse to keep your child reading all summer long.

Let's celebrate!

July 1, 2018 to July 7, 2018

July 4th marks our country's birthday: a holiday known for bringing people together to enjoy summer weather and celebrate independence. Use the Family Dinner Project's Recipe for Conversation to get your family talking this year!

Teach your child to be a good leader.

June 24, 2018 to June 30, 2018

PBS offers these tips to help parents raise kids with confidence, perseverance, and independence – all the qualities that make a strong leader!

Happy Father's Day, Dad!

June 17, 2018 to June 23, 2018

This whole week is all about you and the time you spend with your kids. Make a moment together with our Activities of the Week, and reach out to us on social media to let us know how you celebrated!

Travel safely.

June 10, 2018 to June 16, 2018

If your summer involves travel plans, take a look at the CDC's Travelers' Health resources for tips on making the most of your vacation and staying safe as a family.

Prevent summer learning loss.

June 3, 2018 to June 9, 2018

Summer is a time for family fun and activities, but it is also important for students to stay sharp academically! Check out this blog post from Edutopia for seven ways to keep your child learning even when school’s out.

Do you have a future rocket scientist in your family?

May 27, 2018 to June 2, 2018

Explore space together through the activitites in NASA's Kids Zone