Parent Activity Calendar Sneak Peek
3 – Make a patriotic sign for your window to celebrate Independence Day.
10 – Count the number of different kinds of flowers you see on a walk.
21 – Run, kick and throw a ball today at the park.
25 – How many animals can you say that begin with the letter “A”?
4 – Collect sand at the beach for sand clay (See directions in this Parenting Guide!).
9 – How many circle-shaped things can you find in your house?
14 – Have your child practice writing letters by making a sign for their room.
23 – Make a book without words that tells a story.
31 – Do ten jumping jacks as a family.
6 – Science Fun: See how long it takes for an ice cube to melt (go from solid to liquid).
10 – Count to 10, then count backwards from 10.
22 – Write a poem with your child today.
26 – Play volleyball with a balloon with your family.
Parenting, by the Numbers
30 – Number of public pools in LA County. Visit parks.lacounty.gov to look up a public pool near you.
248 – Children under the age of 5 saved by car seats in 2015 (U.S. Department of Transportation)
75 – Miles of coastline in L.A. County
12 million – Number of hot dogs Americans eat over the summer (National Association of Concessionaires)
9 – September 9 — sometimes the real “Labor Day” — is the most common birthday of all in the U.S. (National Center for Health Statistics and the Social Security Administration)