Focus 15

Focusing on your child for just 15 minutes can make a big difference! Try these activities:

  1. Play freeze tag.
  2. Write a story to read at bedtime.
  3. Create a family book, with information and pictures about each family member.
  4. Go to the library.
  5. Create a fort in your living room out of blankets or cardboard boxes.
  6. Go to a public place, people watch, and make up imaginary stories about people.
  7. Plant a flower or vegetable together.
  8. Practice writing this week's spelling words on a mirror with dry-erase markers.
  9. Have a sock puppet show.
  10. Make your child a special lunch and put a handwritten note inside.
  11. Make a superhero costume out of things you find around the house.
  12. Make a list of 5 reasons you are proud of your child and share it with them.
  13. Give your child $5 when you go to the Dollar Store and let them help you shop for items on your list.
  14. Have a sunset picnic at a park or beach - even if it's just easy sandwiches and chips.
  15. Go for a walk and explore the neighborhood.