Games and activities

aren’t just fun—they are also a great way for your child to develop coordination, socialization, problem solving, and other skills. From solving puzzles to doing creative crafts projects to creating at-home family fitness competitions, games are the “work” of children, helping them learn and grow. With games and activities engaging both mind and body, there is something fun for every family here.

November, 2020 Activities

November, 2020 Activities

November, 2020 Activities November is Native American Heritage Month! What tribes live in L.A. county? Count the number of windows in your living room. Today is the United States’ General Election. Tell your child about the importance of voting! I spy… something brick...

October, 2020 Activities

October, 2020 Activities

October, 2020 Activities What happens to the leaves on the trees in the fall? World Farm Animals Day! What sounds would you hear on a farm? The first week of October is “Get Organized” week! What is something your child can organize in their life? I spy something...

Activity: Create a COVID-19 Time Capsule

Activity: Create a COVID-19 Time Capsule

Activity: Create a COVID-19 Time Capsule One day, your children may be telling their great-grandchildren about what it was like to live through the history-making challenges of 2020. What better way to reflect on the past year — and remember where you were during...

August 15th is Best Friends Day!

August 15th is Best Friends Day!

August 15th is Best Friends Day! Though a challenge while physically distancing, socializing with friends has important developmental benefits for children — and it's more important than ever! In honor of Best Friends Day, here are three ideas for kids (and maybe even...

September, 2020 Amazing Activities

September, 2020 Amazing Activities

1. What are three good things your family experienced this summer? 2. Do 10 pushups with your child. 3. I spy… something lime green! What lime green things can your child see around them? 4. What kinds of animals might you see living near the beach in Los Angeles? 5....

Craft: Keep Cool Watermelon Fan

Craft: Keep Cool Watermelon Fan

Craft: Keep Cool Watermelon Fan   On the surface, making crafts with kids is fun — but it’s also a great way for kids to learn and practice fine-motor skills important for reading and writing, along with early math and science concepts. Painting or drawing the...

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