Originally created to bring a moment of sunshine every day in April 2020. Created for families and children while navigating through a rather cloudy world during COVID-19 “stay home; stay safe”.
Today’s a great day for an adventure at home—or at least in your neighborhood. Here’s some ideas for you.
You’ll also find the extreme lengths some adults go to in an effort to simulate their outdoors experiences.
Do you have memories of your grandma or grandpa telling you a story? Stories about when they were young, growing up on the farm? Did you sit on the front porch? Today is a great day to read–or tell–a story to your young children.
Did you know that the pretzel originated in Italy as a reward for students who learned their prayers? The 3 holes represent the Trinity—Father, Son and Holy Spirit. Today it has become a sign of fulfillment, good fortune and prosperity. Find out more interesting tidbits in our Pretzel FAQs.
The Front Porch Project is about capturing portraits of families during this pandemic, raising money for local causes and bringing back good memories of this never before experienced time. The photo session is intended to become a good memory and the photograph a keepsake.
Have you heard of Postcards of Kindness? Started as a platform to combat isolation and loneliness for those working at and living in care homes. Today it has become much more since we’re all feeling the effects of isolation.
National Library Week: April 19-25
The theme for National Library Week in 2020 is “Find your place at the library.” Even though your library is physically closed, it is still open for business online where you can find virtual services and digital content—ebooks, movies, music, video games, virtual story times and activities and more.
Moms and teachers across the nation are using pepper, dish soap and glitter to teach about germs and how they spread. Children can see for themselves why it is so important to wash their hands to get rid of germs.
April Fools Day
Mother has spoken.
Unroll the toilet paper and leave a funny message for the unsuspecting user. Be sure to make it funny. It is sure to give someone a laugh today.