Activities

Who doesn’t like to play a game of Clue with their kids? After reading “Who Am I? Wild Animals” in the StoryTime section of the Homer app, take the game offline and think of new animals to use. It only takes a few materials and will allow for the whole family to be involved in the guessing game.

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Saturday mornings are great opportunities to cook a big breakfast, bond with your child, and get in a new read. Pair the “Who Am I? Wild Animals” story in the StoryTime section of the Homer app with a delicious Panda Pancake breakfast. Here’s what you’ll need to cook up the fun.

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Explore outer space without leaving your home! After reading “Hayley Rides Into Space” in the StoryTime section of the Homer app, take a few minutes to reinforce the lesson and pretend to be Sally Ride with your child, too. Make your own rocket out of these household items.

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The long weekend is upon us, and families around the country are packing up – with a lot of excitement and just a little, well, fear. After all, traveling with kids can be as exhausting as it is exhilarating. “Are we there yet? I need to go potty!!! When can we eat?”

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Not sure if your family is like mine, but we often seem to go in many different directions at once, and just getting the family around the table for dinner at the same time is deemed an achievement. As the season gets busier with graduations, weddings, and summer travel ahead, I’ve reached out to youth development experts Ann Saylor and Susan Ragsdale to share a good activity with our Homer moms and dads to keep your family strong and intentional. Susan and Ann are nationally recognized trainers and best-selling authors with a collective 45 years of experience in the field of youth development and leadership. Their mantra “play, live, lead with purpose” is evident in all they do.

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