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)