From the U.S. Department of Education Office of Communications and Outreach, these comprehensive guides provide learning activities for parents to do with their children, tips for success, other ways to help, typical child development, and additional resources. Also available in Spanish.
Visit the Met’s web page to view works of art in both their permanent and “Now on View” collections. Kids can check out the “Museum Kids” page for online activities and features like the “Carpet Hunt” where they can learn more about animals hidden in a carpet, or follow Marco Polo’s route. Then visit the Met store for great gift ideas
"My Wonderful World is a national campaign to give kids the power of global knowledge." This campaign seeks to increase global awareness through geography. With a parent action kit, links to other great resources, and "games and cool stuff" for kids.
Quick tips on how to save energy on the road and at home, how to save resources at home and at work, easy ways to conserve water, support organic and sustainable farming, and how to invest responsibly and act for the environment. Also available in Spanish.
Useful articles for teaching kids important money management skills.
Learn ways to help your child focus and increase their attention span.
Get tips for introducing your kids to our nations' democracy and teaching them the elections process.
Understand the ways you can teach your kids about environmental education at home.
Learn how setting up a Christmas budget with the kids can teach them important lessons about credit, saving, and how to find good deals at the store.
Why magazines make great gifts for kids.
Tips for developing strong thinking skills in kids.
Learn to build your children's money management skills with a weekly allowance.
The benefits of linking a weekly allowance to assigned chores.
Understand why students need action-oriented ecology lessons at home.
Tips to teach your children ecology at home.
Why children learn geometry most effectively when it is part of their daily lives.
Ways you can help your child learn geography at home.
The importance of making learning resolutions in your family.
Learn why magazines make fun and educational gifts.