Make up a secret code with your child. Use it to write notes this week.
Start a family savings jar. Everyone can decide what the goal will be and how they will contribute.
Talk with your child about ways to handle stress. Getting enough sleep, exercising and talking to someone are helpful options.
Set aside some time this month to do something with your child that you enjoyed at the same age.
Celebrate National Popcorn Poppin’ Month. Pop some popcorn and curl up with some mystery books.
Encourage your child to draw a self-portrait.
It’s Theodore Roosevelt’s birthday. Help your child look up interesting facts about this president and protector of the environment.
Let your child see you keep your temper when you are upset. Instead of yelling, calmly talk about how you feel.
Teach your child to defend against bullying by saying no, walking away from fights and telling an adult.
Talk about one of your favorite books. Ask about one of your child’s.
Look for signs of fall: changing daylight, colored leaves, pumpkins, etc.
Let your child stay up 30 minutes past bedtime as a treat. The catch? The time must be spent reading!
Have family members make a list of their strengths. Read them aloud. Add to one another’s lists.
Write an encouraging note to your child. Tuck it in a school notebook.
Help your child do something nice for someone else.
Go for a walk or bike ride with your child today. Challenge each other to spot something you haven’t seen before.
Talk about fire safety. What should your child do in case of a fire?
Ware County Schools will observe Fall Break Monday, Oct 16 - Friday, Oct 20, 2023. School will resume for staff and students on Monday, Oct 23, 2023. We hope you have a safe and restful holiday!
Have your child write or dictate a short story about a favorite teacher.
Praise something your child did well today. Make your praise as specific as possible.