Parent Involvement Calendar September 2010 “All parents can make a difference in the life of a child by being involved with their education.” Quoted from Harvard Family Research Project Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday 1 2 3 4 Check with your child’s There are many festivals teacher to make sure your Look at school calendars Make plans to do going on in Kentucky child is turning in or newsletters to find out something special with throughout the month. assignments on time. Ask when your PTA or PTO your child during the long Go to if there are areas where he will be meeting. Labor Day weekend. www.kyfestivals.com for needs extra help. more information. 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 Labor Day Check the KYPIRC’s KY has some of the Check with your local Patriot Day National Cheese Pizza is a national recognition of online training calendar to highest rates of student Family Resource or Look in the newspaper for is a day to remember Day the contributions workers see what upcoming events obesity. To get more info. Youth Services Center a local farmer’s market or those who lost their Order a pizza or make one have made to the strength, are being held near you. about nutrition for you to find out if they have craft fair to visit with your lives in the terrorist at home with your child. prosperity, and well-being www.kypirc.org and your family, go to any upcoming events or child over the weekend. attacks on our country. of our country. www.nutrition.gov . activities. 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 Grandparents Day At supper, ask your child Encourage your child to Mayflower Day When you watch a movie Stop by an apple orchard If you aren’t able to visit to describe the best part write letters to friends or Play a game of soccer, The Mayflower set sail or TV show with your to pick apples for making with your or your child’s of her day. Take turns family members or write basketball or kickball with from Plymouth, England child, ask him about the cider, pie or turnovers. grandparents, send a card or with family members so down daily events in a your child. on this date in 1620. Talk characters and events. Taste different kinds of give them a call to let them that everyone has a chance diary or journal. This will to you child about the Ask if those events could apples to find your child’s know they are important. to tell their story. increase his writing skills. early settlers. happen in real life. favorite. 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 Encourage your child to get First Day of Autumn To celebrate Autumn, her backpack and materials Keep a chart to see if your Ask your child about his Talk about all the ways Talk a walk around your gather friends and family Visit a pumpkin patch. ready for the upcoming child is eating 5 fruits and friends. Talk about what people use Math in their neighborhood or around a campfire to make They usually have lots of week. Put in a spot close to vegetables each day. makes a good friend and daily lives. Ask your child community with your s’mores! (They can also be activities for families and the door so it will be easy to ways to be a good friend. Math problems when you child and look for signs of made in a microwave if a you can buy items to find in the morning. are riding in the car. Autumn. fire isn’t possible.) decorate your home. 26 27 28 29 30 Look for stories in the National Good Take a walk and pick up There are many things you Instead of watching TV, newspaper or on the news Neighbor Day leaves that have fallen. can do with leaves: put pop some popcorn and about people who are Encourage your child to You can check out a book between waxed paper and read a good book together. helping others. Talk to help you do a “good deed” from the library to find iron, sort by shape, size, & your child about what she for a neighbor. out what tree they came color or put under paper can do to help others. from if you don’t know. and rub with a crayon.
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