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.

Eat out

October 17, 2010 to October 23, 2010

Pick a place where you can sit and chat while you eat.

Go grocery shopping

October 2, 2010 to October 9, 2010

Buy healthy foods and treats. With younger children, work on alphabet and reading skills as you walk the aisles.

Learn something

September 26, 2010 to October 2, 2010

Learn something – Whether you read a biography or watch a National Geographic special, experience something new together.

Listen to music

September 19, 2010 to September 25, 2010

Listen to music – Select some songs and let your kids pick some of their favorites. Explain to each other what you like about each song. If you’re up to it, go ahead and dance.

Double dad

September 12, 2010 to September 18, 2010

Double dad – Hang out with another father and child. The kids can play together and the dads can share parenthood stories.


September 5, 2010 to September 11, 2010

Reminisce – Share memories of our children’s youngest years or even before they were born. Ask them to talk about some of their favorite memories.

Play cards

August 29, 2010 to September 4, 2010

Learn new games and card tricks together. Make sure the game is appropriate for the children’s ages.

Play a board game

August 22, 2010 to August 28, 2010

Pick an age-appropriate game and remember to play by the rules.