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Parent/Guardian Organization

The Crocker Farm Parent/Guardian Organization is dedicated tobuilding community, supporting teachers, and sponsoring activitiesthrough fundraising. See their blog at:...

Activities

Fun activities for you and your elementary school child Today is National Kids Day. Help your child plan an activity to celebrate it with the entire family Make tonight a 'No TV' night with your family. Ask your child to help select games or stories, and spend some quality time with him. Help boost your child's self-esteem. Take pride in her achievements and accomplishments today and every day. Put on a history play with your child today. Help him learn about important events in world history or even your own family history. Make learning to write letters and numbers fun for your child....

Tips

Be generous with praise Observe your child carefully and comment on the things that are done well. When you see an area that needs improvement, find a positive way to talk about it with your child. Encourage "personal best" Help your child by encouraging him or her to do the best in school and at home. Remember, "personal best" does not mean "perfect", and learning is not the same as high grades. Children, like adults, need the freedom to make mistakes and to learn from them. Make learning a priority Your attitude toward school attendance, education and involvement in the school makes a...