Read about the benefits of outdoor play on child development, then go out and do it with your children!
Activities of the Week
Playing with your food.
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.
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.
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!
Learn something new by checking out wild and wacky animal facts with your kids from National Geographic.
I scream, you scream, we all scream…
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!
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.
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!