Resources for Engaging Young Children
Let's Get Active
The Trustees of Reservations - Over 100 special outdoor places, from the Berkshires to Martha's Vineyard, are yours to explore.
The Greater Lawrence Community Boating Program - Enjoy the Merrimack River this summer! Sailing lessons and family memberships are available.
Geocaching - Family hikes are a great way to stay active and geocaching is a fun way to foster curiosity and navigation skills.
Cosmic Kids Yoga - These child-friendly yoga classes are great for the whole family! They also offer quick Zen Den videos focused on mindfulness.
Go Noodle - Another source for movement & mindfulness activities that your children may know and love.
August Adventures 2023 - The Highland Street Foundation partners with special Massachusetts cultural institutions to provide one free activity each day for 31 days.
Non Sibi Solum
This is the motto of The Pike School which means, not for oneself alone. Here are some tips from some of our favorite parenting authors.
Osmo - Combines tactile experiences and technology for hands-on play-based learning. We love the tangrams as well as the letter and number tile games. (iPad & Osmo required)
Language/Word Games - Scrabble, Boggle, Bananagrams, Zingo Bingo, Balderdash, Scattergories. Taboo.
Crossword puzzles, word searches, making lists, writing letters to friends and family, keeping a journal.