What's For Dinner?
Make dinner time, family time!
Mind-stretching brain games and conversation starters. It's the perfect opportunity for sharing stories, building knowledge, strengthening character, and having fun!
Who are your friends and why are they your friends? Encourage everyone to name specific qualities that make that person a good friend. She always takes my side…He shares with me…etc
Have you ever had a friend that might not have been such a good influence on your own behavior? Is it important to be choosy about who we call our friends? Why?
You are a good friend because you always give me your honest opinion.
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Reinforce your child's (and your own) understanding of common punctuation. Brainstorm all the forms of punctuation that our language uses, describe the ways they are used, and provide sample sentences that use each form.
Here are some resources that might be helpful:
Use an exclamation point to express strong emotions.
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Alex's Mystery Picture?