Letters of Gratitude to Essential Workers
Write a meaningful letter of thanks to essential workers that returns their acts of service and kindness.
Make a Device-Free Dinner
Prepare a meal for your family, and then enjoy it together. The catch: All devices should be locked away.
Keeping the Peace During a Pandemic
Cooped up with family or friends? Consider ways to carve out some privacy for yourself and respect those you live with.
After you read the poem, write about your own family legend or story with as much detail as you can.
Listen to this holiday jingle using wrenches. What songs can you recreate with objects found around your house? Pots, pans, bottles, or glasses with water are a great start.
Family Baking Time
Make "snoball" cookies with this winter-inspired video and cookie recipe. Don't forget to write down the ingredients as you see them pop up.
Enjoy winter wonderland with over 100 videos about snow. Learn what makes a snowflake, the dance of snow fairies, and how to build a snow home or igloo.
Breathe and Be Thankful
Think about what being thankful means to you, and take a few minutes to reflect and refresh.
Make and send out a family newsletter. It can be digital or just stapled paper. Try including a variety of stuff: news, interviews, history, recipes, and more.
During the week, take pictures of things you're thankful for. Then combine them into a slideshow, collage, or other collection to revisit and add to.
Importance of Love
After you read this poem, write one sentence that captures its theme. Then write about the role of love among our basic needs.
Print out these cards that each represent different values. Use the activities to reflect on which values matter most to you and then express why.