Fun Ideas for Family Engagement: February
14 Days of Love and Appreciation
Celebrate February by engaging your children in acts of love, kindness and appreciation!
Teachers and Providers: Partner with parents and families to meet school readiness goals! This downloadable resource can help reinforce the work you do every day in just four easy steps:
- E-mail to parents and families.
- Share on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram using the Hashtag #SharetheLoveMD
- Download, print and distribute to parents and families.
- Place on the family communication board or in a newsletter.
Parents and Families: Celebrate the love of early learning this month! February is the perfect time to engage your children in acts of love, kindness and appreciation with these easy at-home learning activities:
Why is gratitude important for children?
“In positive psychology research, gratitude is strongly and consistently associated with greater happiness,” said the President and Fellows of Harvard College in an article. “Gratitude helps people feel more positive emotions, relish good experiences, improve their health, deal with adversity and build strong relationships.”