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.

June is Great Outdoors Month!

June 4, 2017 to June 10, 2017

Get outside with your kids as the weather heats up and check out these activities from the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, including scavenger hunts, leaf rubbing, and more.

Spring into action.

May 28, 2017 to June 3, 2017

Summer is approaching fast, but there is still plenty of spring left for these awesome activities to do with your kids. Check out 50 simple outdoor activities for kids for a complete list of ideas! 

Teach self-regulation through playing games.

May 21, 2017 to May 27, 2017

Self-regulation, or the ability to control ourselves, is an important skill to teach kids at a young age. PBS suggests two fun and simple games to help your kids master it!

Make your own silly putty!

May 14, 2017 to May 20, 2017

This "recipe" for silly putty from PBS only requires two common household ingredients and can be bounced, squeezed, or rolled into lots of different shapes.

Ask better questions.

May 7, 2017 to May 13, 2017

Learn to better draw out and engage your kids with this helpful advice for asking questions from Grands Matter.

Celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

April 30, 2017 to May 6, 2017

In May, we celebrate the culture and history of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Learn all about the generations of Asian and Pacific Islanders who are a part of America's history with these resources and activities.

Save money at the pump.

April 23, 2017 to April 29, 2017

As the summer approaches, many families gear up for road trips. Learn more about how you can stretch your dollar at the gas station with these energy-saving tips.

Read the label!

April 16, 2017 to April 22, 2017

These tips from the National Institutes of Health to use the Nutrition Labels on some of your favorite foods to make healthier food choices for you and your family. Read them with your kids as you are at the grocery store. Comparing calories per serving? Make it a game! You’ll build literacy and math skills, and be healthier for it.