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.

Outdoor education.

August 11, 2019 to August 17, 2019

Read about the benefits of outdoor play on child development, then go out and do it with your children!

Playing with your food.

August 4, 2019 to August 10, 2019

August is National Sandwich Month, so celebrate by using cookie cutters to cut sandwiches into unique shapes for a fun and tasty lunch. 

Family movie night.

July 28, 2019 to August 3, 2019

Thinking about hosting a family movie night? Check out this list of top family-friendly movies and where to find them online.

Avoid summer learning loss.

July 21, 2019 to July 27, 2019

Keep kids engaged in learning during the school holiday by reading one of TIME for Kids’ Top 10 Summer Reads. Extra credit for completing their book review worksheet!

Weird but true!

July 14, 2019 to July 20, 2019

Learn something new by  checking out wild and wacky animal facts with your kids from National Geographic.

I scream, you scream, we all scream…

July 7, 2019 to July 13, 2019

for ice cream! July is National Ice Cream month, so use this recipe from the Food Network to make kid-friendly ice cream in a bag, no special equipment needed.

Beat the heat!

June 30, 2019 to July 6, 2019

As summer heats up, make popsicles to cool down. Turn it in to a science lesson with this PBS guide and recipe.

Start good habits early.

June 23, 2019 to June 29, 2019

It’s never too early to start teaching your child about the importance of saving money. Peter Pig’s Money Counter makes learning about money fun!