October, 2020 Activities


  1. What happens to the leaves on the trees in the fall?
  2. World Farm Animals Day! What sounds would you hear on a farm?
  3. The first week of October is “Get Organized” week! What is something your child can organize in their life?
  4. I spy something orange! What orange things does your child see around them?
  5. World Teachers Day! Tell your child about a favorite teacher you have had in your life.
  6. What is your favorite Halloween memory from when you were your child’s age?
  7. Do 25 jumping jacks with your child.
  8. Write a spooky rhyming poem with your child.
  9. Decorate a pumpkin with your child using stickers and markers!
  10. What kinds of animals live at the lake?
  11. Do five minutes of stretching with your family.
  12. Indigenous People’s Day! Learn about what tribes originally lived in Los Angeles County.
  13. What are three ideas for Halloween costumes?
  14. I spy… something black! What black things can your child see around them?
  15. Have your child tell a silly spooky story with a funny ending!
  16. Do a bear crawl across your home!
  17. What color do you get if you mix red and yellow together?
  18. Tell your child about a time when you felt brave.
  19. I spy… squares!  How many square-shaped things can you see in your house?
  20. What colors might you see in space? Does your child know the planets in our solar system?
  21. Take an autumn walk outside with your child. What do they hear, smell and see?
  22. National Nut Day! How many different kinds of nuts can your child think of?
  23. Do 15 sit-ups with your child.
  24. What’s your child’s favorite Halloween candy, and why?
  25. Can your child name five words with five letters in them?
  26. What is a phrase that rhymes with, “the black cat is creepy”?
  27. How many states can your child name?
  28. What are three things does your child take pride in?
  29. Take some quiet reading time with your child.
  30. Halloween Eve! What is your child excited about for tomorrow?
  31. Happy Halloween! What are three safe ways to celebrate this spooky holiday? (Hint: See this article from our October newsletter!)
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January 2021 Books

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