The "Thankful Tree" craft from PBS lets kids see how much they can be grateful for this year in a fun and creative way. Then, go around the dinner table and ask every member of the family what they're thankful for this Thanksgiving.
Activities of the Week
Give thanks with your family!
Eat healthy this winter!
Winter is coming, and the Choose My Plate website has lots of seasonal resources for making healthy foods fun and festive with your family.
Cut down on food waste
Get informed about men's health issues.
Celebrate Native American Heritage Month this November!
Your child can learn more about Native cultures through the Smithsonian's Infinity of Nations: Culture Quest interactive activity.
Take your child trick-or-treating!
Dress up in fun costumes and enjoy this tradition with your child, but don't forget to make safety your top priority. Check out these Halloween Health and Safety Tips from CDC.
Help build your child's literacy skills through fun smartphone and tablet apps!
Check out NRFC's DadTalk Blog post, "8 Apps to Build Kids' Literacy Skills" for ideas. All apps are free or low-cost and help kids explore the wonderful world of reading.
Teach your child to love learning.
As the school year continues to get underway, check out PBS Parents Expert Tips and Advice for keeping your child motivated and inspiring them to find the fun in learning, even when they start to drag their feet in the face of "boring" school work.