Encourage your kids to choose a food on their plate and "rewind" its journey to get to your table. Where did it have to go before it made it to you? For this game and other ideas, visit the Family Dinner Project.
Activities of the Week
Play "How Many Hands."
Check out these tips from the experts at PBS on how to keep your kids' internet usage safe and responsible in the digital age.
Fuel the athletes of your family.
Encourage your children to eat right and make healthy choices as sports get ready to pick up for the fall season.
Stay safe while swimming during your summer vacation.
Getting in one last family trip for the summer? The beach can be a ton of fun for both kids and parents, but it can also be dangerous if you're not careful! Check out these beach safety tips from Kids.gov for more information.
Fight stress together.
KidsHealth offers five tips for dealing with stress that you and your children can try, including getting support and trying to problem-solve together.
Encourage your kids.
The National Center for Fathering offers these 11 Tools for the Journey, phrases you can use to provide reassurance and support for your children in any situation.
This summer, your kids may find themselves lacking motivation without school, but you can encourage them to learn throughout the summer by keeping a reading list and reading together every night.
Make a boat from recycled corks.
This fun summer craft from PBS can be done just about anywhere and is a great cure for summer boredom. Take the boats outside for a test float once they're done!