Thanksgiving week is also National Game and Puzzle Week! Break out those family games and jigsaw puzzles to play with the kids. Check out this website for classic family board games.
Activities of the Week
National Game and Puzzle Week!
It's the week before Thanksgiving
It’s the week before Thanksgiving, and what better time to choose some recipes for the Thanksgiving meal that kids can help prepare? Check out this website for some tasty and nutritious recipes that will make your budding chefs proud and feel part of the Thanksgiving Day meal.
November is National American Indian Heritage Month
November is National American Indian Heritage Month, which celebrates and recognizes the accomplishments of the peoples who were the original inhabitants, explorers, and settlers of the United States. Check out this website for children’s books on Native Americans/American Indians.
Fall activities! November brings cooler weather and lots of opportunities to get kids on their feet. Check out this website to do some fun things with kids of all ages to keep them moving.
Talk through safety tips with your children before Halloween night to make sure they have fun and stay safe.
If you carve pumpkins this season, save the seeds! Pumpkin seeds can be roasted for a tasty snack. Find the recipe here.
Become a meteorologist.
What happens when ocean currents and air masses interact? Find out in Weather Lab! Explore this tool from the Smithsonian to teach your child about how weather is formed.
Falling into fall!
Decorate your house for the season by making fun fall crafts with your children. Find a list of ideas here.