SUMMARY: Link to ideas for planning family night events including resources and important things to remember. CONNECTIONS: family Building trust great teacher/staff resource for meeting TARGET AGE: teachers & staff
Task Initiate and maintain family contacts: Setting up a chance for teachers and parents to mingle without the pressure of students allows for a more breathable experience between teachers and their student's parents.
Encourage family involvement at your school with a Muffins for Moms Event. Perfect for Mother's Day or any time of year. This pack includes everything you need to throw a successful Muffins for Mom event.
Literacy Luau: Family Literacy Night Kit for Preschool and Kindergarten. Includes fillable forms to personalize all the notes you need to send home and everything you need to organize and plan for a successful family literacy night event at your school.
How to Host a Donuts with Dad in Your Preschool Classroom
How to Host a Donuts with Dad in Your Preschool Classroom - Happy Home Fairy
Science and STEM Night Big Bundle
This bundle includes everything you need to have the BEST Science and STEM night EVER!! These school-wide events encourage families to join forces with their kids and enjoy some engaging science and STEM activities. I purposefully chose inexpensive and easy to access materials, many of which can be purchased at your local dollar store.
Attendance at school events is the wrong yardstick for family engagement. Removing economic barriers to school engagement requires creativity and persistence. Requires membership to read full article, but looks promising.