Do a crossword puzzle together. It’s a great way to learn new words.
Let your child quiz you about things he or she is learning in school.
Ask your child what they would do if they were invisible for a day.
Please enjoy November's edition of the Parent Institute Newsletter. This edition of "helping Children Learn" features articles on how to teach your child that multitasking and schoolwork don't mix. It also gives suggestions on social-emotional and character development by encouraging honesty as a core school value and reviewing respectful behavior in and outside of the school. We hope you take the time to read the entire newsletter since it is a great resource for raising children in the 21st century! The letters will be sent home today and are copied on green paper. You can also access the newsletter by clicking the following links. English: https://5il.co/1k2nd Spanish: https://5il.co/1k2ne
Watch a TV show or video with your child. Ask questions such as “Why do you think that character did that?”
Talk about careers with your child. What would he or she like to do?
Have everyone write down two positive things about each member of the family. Read the lists out loud at dinner.
Ask your child to read to you as you’re cleaning up after a meal. Or read to your child as he or she cleans up!
Tell your child about a choice you made and its consequences.
Encourage your child to start a collection. Collecting can boost sorting and research skills.
Help your child go online to research events that occurred on the day he or she was born.
Ask your child about the best present he or she ever got. What made it special?
Look through a newspaper or magazine with your child. What headlines or articles interest him or her? Read an article together and discuss it.
Share family history with your child. Look at photos and tell stories.
Pick a category. Ask your child to pick a letter. How many items from the category begin with that letter?
All students and staff are invited to wear orange on Wednesday, October 19 to show unity for kindness, acceptance, and inclusion and to send a visible message that no one should ever experience bullying!
Let your child plan dinner. How many food groups can he or she include?
Teach your child ways to handle stress—exercising, getting enough sleep, talking about problems.
Let your child see you keep your temper when you are angry. Instead of yelling, calmly talk about how you feel.
Read your child’s reading assignment together. Then ask your child to tell you about it in his or her own words.