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Family Service Project Guidebook

Many families want to help kids understand the importance of acts of service and helping others in their community. But doing a service project as a family can feel overwhelming! Where do you start? What projects can kids participate in? How do you ensure that they’re getting the most out of the project, and that the project is really helpful to others? Download our quick guide with checklists, fill-in-the-blanks and example projects to build your own family service project. 

Jan 09, 2023

Let's Take a Walk

Getting up and moving can be a great way to help restless kids manage their energy. What can be even more beneficial is combining movement with mindfulness.

Dec 21, 2022
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Joy is a Snowman

Everyone needs some joy in their life! What’s great is that we can spread joy to others through acts of kindness. This activity gives children several prompts for spreading joy to those around them. 

Dec 14, 2022

Wishing Stars

We can’t predict the future, but we can have hopes and wishes for it. This fun paper-folding activity guides kids through thinking about their wishes and hopes for the upcoming year.

Dec 07, 2022

My AccomplishMINT!

While it is important for students to receive recognition and encouragement from educators and caregivers, it is also important that they learn how to recognize and acknowledge their accomplishments on their own.

Dec 02, 2022

Gratitude Scavenger Hunt

It’s the season of gratitude! And what better way to focus on gratitude than to make it a fun game? Consider a gratitude scavenger hunt. Check out our ideas for how to help kids notice all the many things there are to be thankful for through this simple activity. 

Nov 08, 2022

I Celebrate: A Holiday Activity

This time of year, families are celebrating many different holidays. This activity lets students learn about the different holidays and traditions that their peers celebrate.

Nov 17, 2021

Goals for the Future

There is a moment, or perhaps many moments, when a parent looks at their child and thinks about what they want for their child’s future. And, most parents, whether consciously or not, have a list of goals for their child in each of these areas. So, today, let’s take time to write out that list.

Jul 09, 2021

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Vision Statements

We believe that all parents truly want the best for their children and have high hopes and dreams for their futures. At Momentous School, we ask all parents to complete a vision statement for their child. We use these to help guide our students and to refocus on the big picture if things go off-track. We encourage every school to add vision statements to their beginning of the year routine!

Aug 09, 2015