It’s very important for the parents to take a keen interest in their child’s activities at preschool. No matter how busy parents are, they must make their child realize that they will be always there to cheer them up.
There should be events at preschools which necessitate the participation of parents and will nurture the bond between the child and the parents.
Organizing a family fun day at the preschools would be a great idea. Parents will enjoy some great time at preschool looking after their children’s activities. These activities are a great way to share positive messages about children as well as engage and educate parents about healthy parenting practices.
Here are the benefits of a family fun day:
- Children experience new and challenging activities and their skills unfold. It helps in building confidence in children and parents come to know about their child’s strength and weaknesses. It’s a great opportunity for parents to discover more about their children.
- It’s a great chance for parents to meet the families of other children and enjoy together creating a positive and reviving environment for the kids.
- Parents and siblings can enjoy a fun-filled day together that will strengthen the family bond and relationships.
- It’s a great opportunity to create amazing memories for the whole family that can be cherished for lifetime.
- Brings enjoyment as well as health benefits. It’s a wonderful way to get some great family time.
How to Organize Family Fun Day Activities
As a preschool teacher, you can take the following steps to organize a family fun day:
• Talk to the school authorities about hosting a family fun day. Seek their support regarding hosting the event and review the necessary policies regarding it.
• Contact the physical exercise teacher to discuss what physical activities and drills should be performed at the event.
• Select a time and date that suits everyone. It would be advisable to organize this event around a national holiday.
• Invite local businesses that are associated with a product that promotes healthy lifestyle and ask them to demonstrate their product (wellness check, nutritious food, exercise bike etc.)
• Distribute prizes to good performers at the end of the event.
• Make directions on pictures as to where and what time these activities are happening. It would be convenient for everyone.
• Keep fun games and activity booths that are age appropriate with little equipment and simple instruction.
• Create fun activities such as parachute launch, petting zoo, fish pond, water balloon, tug of war, basketball knockout, face painting, relay races etc.
These are certain important elements that will definitely help you organize a successful family fun day at preschool.
First School of Desert is a leading preschool in California. We are organizing a family fun day on April 22 at Freedom Park. Please be a part of our grand event. For more information, call us at (760) 799-2910.
Dorothy Hastings is the Director of First School, which are three preschool and child care centers located throughout Southern California. First School provides a hands-on approach to preschool education and Child Care programs that emphasizes all around child development. In addition to their intuitive academic approach, First School also focuses on developing a child’s social skills and self-confidence, which is made possible in their intimate learning atmosphere.