Just about every weekend, we'll send out a simple set of challenges for you to do with your kiddos. Now, we know that you may not have your kids every weekend, so do the ones you can.
These three challenges won't take a ton of time - and we'll always work to keep them los cost or free. However, all of them will be beneficial to you and your kids.
We'll share in a later post the science and reasoning behind these activities and their benefits to you and your child(ren).
Keep it up Rad Dad!
Take a walk with your kid(s), ideally in a place you haven't been to before. Try a nearby park, nature area, or a historic neighborhood. If the weather is bad, there's always the option of a mall or museum. You can, of course, walk for longer!
Go to your local library and check-out five books. Yes, books. You can check out movies and music too, and be sure to check out books. Many libraries do have activities such as legos and crafts. Check the calendar for that. Bonus points if you check out a book and you each have some reading time together.
No matter what your kids ages are, and even if they are adults, make a drawing together. You can either draw on the same sheet of paper or each your own - either is fine.
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Chris has worked in tech for 30 years, and healthcare tech for 8 of those. He's on the advisory board of Harvard-Based Think:Kids, and runs Rad Dad Rules. He is the proud Dad of two awesome kids, and lives in the Pacific Northwest.
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