Juneteenth Activity

Juneteenth Activity June 19th marks the end of slavery with the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation. Cincinnati’s Juneteenth tradition began in 1988 as a neighborhood festival–attracting some 1500 participants to a neighborhood park. As it has grown,...

‘Whine’ Tasting

‘Whine’ Tasting Using your wine glasses, prepare two drinks. In one you will have lemonade. In the other, just lemon juice. Allow the family to taste each one. Caution them to just take a taste. Obviously, they will prefer the lemonade over the straight...

Family Cheer

Family Cheer Download printable version of the activity You may want to start this activity with a craft of making simple cheerleading pom-poms. For a simple DIY version, visit this website. Once everyone has 1 or 2 pom poms, write a cheer about the family. It can be...

Enthusiasm Featured Book

Enthusiasm Featured Book Ripple’s Effect   by Shawn Achor and Amy Blankson, illustrated by Cecilia Rebora   From Goodreads: “It takes big actions to make big changes. Or does it? In Ripple’s Effect, residents of an aquarium learn that sometimes a...

Enthusiasm Activities

Enthusiasm Activities   The activities here are fun ways to teach character.  The game aspect makes the lesson more memorable.  Each activity has processing questions at the end.  Without processing the activity, the exercise is just a game.  To make it a...