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Do Your Homework

>The weekend is coming! Do your homework, then if something exciting comes along, you will be ready and able to go as your homework will be out of the way! Hop to it! Make this a family activity: Work together to get all those ‘have to’s out of the way so you can use the

>#318: Give Something Away

>Find something you do not use anymore or something that doesn’t fit. You might find one item or you might find a whole box! Hint: Check with your parents before you give it away. What do you do with the things you want to give away? Check the phone book to see if there are

>#257: Help Your Parents

>Do your parents need help? Would it help them to set the table? Hand them tools? Make this a family activity: Parents, kids love to help out. It’s a great way to spend time together, teach them about teamwork as well as give them a chance to talk about what’s on their mind. This activity

>#199: Pet Therapy

>Pet therapy is when animals visit people who are not well. The cuddles from a friendly well-behaved pet help them feel better. Some places that might allow pet therapy are senior citizen and rehabilitation homes. Make sure you check to see if it is okay to bring your pet. Also check to see if your

>#96: Pick Up Garbage

>Happy Earth Day! Take a plastic bag and go to your local park and pick up garbage/litter. Be careful of sharp objects. (You might want to wear gloves.) Place the recyclable items in a recycle bin. Mother Earth will thank you as will the animals that live in the park. This activity promotes community awareness

>#26: Give Someone a Massage

>Out of the goodness of your heart, give someone a back massage or if you’re really brave, a foot massage. Watch out for stinky feet! What is a massage? It is a way to rub someone’s muscles with your hands. It feels really nice! Gently push and rub someone’s back in small circle motions. Ask