November, 2020 Activities


  1. November is Native American Heritage Month! What tribes live in L.A. county?
  2. Count the number of windows in your living room.
  3. Today is the United States’ General Election. Tell your child about the importance of voting!
  4. I spy… something brick red! What brick red things can your child see around them?
  5. Do 30 jumping jacks with your child!
  6. Tell your child about a time you felt grateful.
  7. Book Lover’s Day! Read your favorite children’s book with your child.
  8. Do 15 squats with your child!
  9. Make a handprint turkey with your child using non-toxic paint!
  10. What color do you get when you mix blue and green together?
  11. Veteran’s Day. Tell your child about what military veterans have done for the United States.
  12. Decorate your home for fall with your child. How creative can you get?
  13. World Kindness Day! What is something kind your child can do for someone else today?
  14. What are your child’s favorite Thanksgiving foods?
  15. America Recycles Day! Collect five things from your home to recycle, and make it a habit!
  16. I spy… something bright yellow! What yellow things can your child see around them?
  17. World Peace Day. Where does your child feel the most peaceful?
  18. With your child, write a letter to a family member or friend.
  19. Thanksgiving is a week away! Brainstorm some food ideas for you and your child to make together on the day!
  20. Take a fall walk with your child for at least 15 minutes.
  21. What kinds of animals might you see at a farm? What sounds do they make?
  22. How many words can your child come up with using the letters from the word “November”?
  23. Can your child count how many letters are in their full name?
  24. If your child could transport to any fictional world, where would they go and why?
  25. How many different kinds of pets can your child name?
  26. Thanksgiving Day! What are five things you and your child are thankful for?
  27. National Day of Listening. Check out ways to celebrate here.
  28. Take some quiet time with your child today. Read, color, draw or do something creative quietly for 20 minutes
  29. I spy… something orange. What orange things can your child see around them?
  30. Do 25 sit-ups with your child today!
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