Smart Lessons That Are All Fun and GamesChoose an activity and get started! Your kids will love the quality time you spend with them, and in the process, they will learn values to help them learn and grow.
The Great Chore ChallengeTeach your kids that money comes from work with this Jeopardy-style chore challenge! Your kids will choose a dollar amount from one of five categories on a scoreboard. Each dollar amount has a mystery chore written on the back of it. Kids must complete the chore and bring the note back to you before they select the next chore. The child who has the highest dollar amount at the end of the game wins!What your child will learn:
Scavenger HuntYour child will listen to a story—told by you—and go on a scavenger hunt to find objects mentioned in the story.One of the most valuable lessons you can teach your kids is to be good listeners. In this activity, they must use their super listening ears and amazing memory skills to see how quickly they can find 10 common, household items and bring them back to you. You can repeat the story and hunt until they are able to collect all 10 items. What your child will learn:
Wacky Word BankHave fun with your kids by writing a wacky, Mad Libs-style story about giving, saving and spending—in space!This laugh-out-loud activity reinforces the ideas of working, giving, saving and spending with your kids in a unique way. They will choose words to fill the blanks in the story and then read the story aloud. Watch them giggle until their sides hurt and entertain themselves over and over again!What your child will learn:
A Manner of SpeakingTeach your kids to remember and use their manners with The Manners Game! We all want our children to use good manners automatically. For this activity, your kids will play The Manners Game where they will earn points (and prizes) for using key phrases like “Please” and “Thank you.” You can make the game extra challenging by letting children practice their good manners at the grocery story or at a restaurant.What your child will learn:
Smart CookiesTeach your kids to be thoughtful givers by making and giving away cookies!Children will learn to be thoughtful givers by baking Smart Cookies to give to a neighbor or loved one. They will follow a recipe, work with you to bake the cookies, and create a thoughtful card for the special recipient. And in doing so, they will discover the joy of giving and their power to bless others in fun and surprising ways!What your child will learn: