Strong Families, Strong Kids: First 5 LA’s Monthly Parenting Newsletter


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February 2021 – Low Vision Awareness Month and Other Screenings! What Your Child Has Learned During COVID-19! Sugar-Free Smash Cake Recipe and More!

January 2021 – Beyond Pandemic Survival Mode: Feeling Your Feelings! Body Positivity! Inauguration Day Craft & Activities!

December 2020 – Holiday Activities and Resources! Community-Care is Self-Care! And More!

November 2020 – Special Needs? Don’t Wait to Advocate with S.C.H.O.O.L.!

October 2020 – Distance Learning: Tips for Overcoming Challenges; Celebrating LBGTQ+ Parents, Talking to Kids about Voting and More!

September 2020 – Enhance Your At-Home Learning Environment! Activities for Celebrating Native American Day!

August 2020 – Back to School Resources! Celebrate Best Friends Day! 💜

July 2020 – Summer Camp Safety! Promoting Summer Learning! Ice Cream Recipes & More! 🌈

June 2020 – Talking to Kids About Race

May 2020 – Happy Mother’s Day! Meet Angela the Gorilla! DIY Mother’s & Father’s Day Gifts!

April 2020 – Staying Positive During the Pandemic, Demystifying Viruses, Child Abuse Prevention and More! Abuse Prevention and More!

March 2020 – Spring Break Staycation! Women’s History Month!

February 2020 – Activities for Valentine’s Day and Presidents’ Day, and more!

January 2020 – Why Your Family Counts in the U.S. Census

February 2021 Books

February 2021 Books

February 2021 Books February is Black History Month! Celebrate with these books… The ABC’s of Black History by Rio Cortez, illustrated by Lauren Semmer Told in rhyming text, this book follows the alphabet as we learn all about black history of the U.S. and around the...

February 2021 Amazing Activities 

February 2021 Amazing Activities 

February 2021 Amazing Activities February is Black History Month! Read a picture book by a black writer or illustrator together. Groundhog Day! Teach your child to make shadow puppets and look out for six more weeks of winter! February is also National Bird Feeding...

January 2021 Amazing Activities

January 2021 Amazing Activities

January 2021 Amazing Activities What is a goal for this year that you and your child can commit to achieving? January is National Hobby Month! What is a hobby your child can start this month? Do 15 sit-ups with your child! Trivia Day! What’s a random or fun fact you...

January 2021 Books

January 2021 Books

January 2021 Books January 18th is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Learn about how this leader changed the course of the civil rights movement with these books… I am Martin Luther King, Jr. (Ordinary People Change the World) by Brad Meltzer, illustrated by Christopher...

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