Parent Activity Calendar Sneak Peek

July

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”?

August

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.

September

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)

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