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.

Spring into action.

May 22, 2016 to May 28, 2016

Summer is approaching fast, but there is still plenty of spring left for these awesome activities to do with your kids. Check out 30 Simple Spring Outdoor Activities for Kids for a complete list of ideas!

Teach your children the value of money through a fun and engaging game.

May 15, 2016 to May 21, 2016

World of Cents, from the National Credit Union Administration, is designed to help teach children ages five and up the value of money through the concepts of earning, saving, and spending money in a magical world.

Celebrate Mother's Day

May 8, 2016 to May 14, 2016

Show Mom why she's the most important lady in your child's life! See this post from the DadTalk blog for some ideas on how you and your child can make Mom's Mother's Day!

Visit a farmers market!

May 1, 2016 to May 7, 2016

Take your children to your local farmers market and stroll through the stands. Enjoy the nice weather, point out different fruits and vegetables they might not be familiar with, and plan some meals to prepare together. Find your closest farmers market with this directory from the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Parent together.

April 24, 2016 to April 30, 2016

Effective and healthy co-parenting with your child’s other parent can be extremely challenging, but DadTalk blog has lots of tips for successful co-parenting, dealing with divorce, and healthy communication so you can create a positive environment for your kids every day. 

Celebrate Arbor Day with your family!

April 17, 2016 to April 23, 2016

Arbor Day falls on April 29th this year and dates back to 1872 as a way of celebrating the importance of trees. Spend some time outside, plant a tree, or explore these educational resources from the Arbor Day Foundation with your children. 

See amazing in all children.

April 10, 2016 to April 16, 2016

Celebrate the amazing potential and uniqueness of all children during National Autism Awareness Month. These resources from Sesame Street include interactive stories and activities for children, as well as resources for parents with children with special needs. 

Put your coupons to good use!

April 3, 2016 to April 9, 2016

Did you know that a family of four can save $50 a week on average by using coupons? Learn the basics from Cooking Matters