PARENT INVOLVEMENT ACTIVITY CALENDAR
VIRGINIA FAMILY INVOLVEMENT IN EDUCATION MONTH
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
To schedule a training or Visit www.pirc.peatc.org for October is 1
workshop call (800) 869‐6782 more parent involvement National Hispanic Heritage Month is. Visit a Shelter‐Animal. It is a
(toll free). info. Shelter‐Animal Month
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Check your child’s backpack Develop a Good Relationship OPAL IS THE WORLD TEACHER’S Talk with your child WORLD SMILE DAY Talk with your children about
every night for homework and with your children’s teachers. BIRTHSTONE FOR DAY about BULLYING The intent of World Smile what they would like to do
school messages. What Make them host of Parent‐ OCTOBER Honor the work of teachers Share a memory about Day is to do an act of when they grow up and finish
activities can you attend this Teacher Conferences. Does anyone in your and their contributions to how kindness, or help school.
month? Attending is a good way to family have a society. Express your you handled conflict or one person to smile. Why
learn more about your child Birthday this month? appreciation to teachers for stood up to a bully when not do both
all that they do you were a kid
for your children.
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FIRE PREVENTION DAY Celebrate Columbus’ Day Ask your Local PTA for the UNPLUG THE TV PLAY BOARD GAMES Has your child been doing HAVE A FAMILY READING
Teach your kids about fire Go to the library. Tell your activities of the month, Turn off your TV during Trivial, Life, Clue, homework each day? If so NIGHT. PLAN ON 30
safety. Find your way out of kids about the Nina, The Pinta How you can help? How meals, and the result will Monopoly, Yatzee, congratulate him or her MINUTES.
your house in the event of a and the Santa Maria and who you can be involved? probably be better table talk Checkers, and Chess are You read. Then let the child
fire? Practice escaping from these names were for? and a less circus‐like great. Remember how “read” to you with the
your exit drill maze atmosphere. Or consider much fun they were? pictures. Lots of praise. Your
this: No TV Monday thru Enjoy them again today child will be learning to love
Thursday nights. More time with your kids! reading.
for homework .
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Dictionary Day Black Poetry Day Have high expectations for Walk or take your child to Help your children PLAY TIC TAC TOE EXPLORE IN YOUR BACKYARD.
Play with your children’s in Honoring the birthday of your child’s schoolwork. school rearrange their rooms. Little kids loves this Hang a bird feeder. Get a bird
how to use the dictionary, Jupiter Hammon. He was the Tell your child that Plan a new layout. A guide and record which birds
look for different words. first American black to education is change does everyone
publish his poetry. Good day important good
. . to go to the library and read
poetry with your family.
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Tell your children about when Do you or your child play a TALK TO YOUR CHILDREN Ask about your child’s day. Call your child’s teacher Make dinner together. Huddle up with your child
musical instrument? Have ABOUT SCHOOL. What were the best and to ask how your child is this weekend and say
they were born, about jam session Ask your children worst parts? Help your child doing so far Measuring is a I am proud of you
their relatives, and questions about what they to think positively about the great way to learn math, because______
did and talk with them tough parts.
what you did when about the papers they reading directions is great
you were a child. bring home. When for literacy. Enjoy dinner!
problems occur, work with
your kids to find solutions
PARENTS REALLY ARE Halloween Day
IMPORTANT Plan decorations for
Read the research supporting Halloween or fall. Carve
parent involvement at pumpkins and roast the seeds