Connection Calendar for children

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

26

See if your school is open through the Share our Space program

27

Draw a family logo

28

Start your day with 5 mindful moments

29

Before dinner, talk about the best thing that happened today. What made it so good?

30

Plan a fun excercise you will do every day during October

1

Make a list of your 5 favourite songs

2

Make a map of your neighbourhood

3

Have a day without TV, computers or consoles

4

Write a note to a friend and put it in their mailbox

5

Share a game , toy, book with a friend or someone in your family - and think how the new owner might use them

6

Create an obstacle course with household items – and beat your best time

7

Try box breathing, it’s as easy as 1,2,3,4

8

Discover new fun and healthy food ideas

9

Get ready for the start of Term 4 – pack bags, sort clothes, and have an early night

10

World Mental Health Day - Tune In to you

11

Find out which famous or historical people you share your birthday with and learn five new things about them

12

Learn a new joke to tell at dinner time

13

Lay quietly and listen to calming sounds. What do you hear?

14

Think about someone you admire, what values do you share with them?

15

Arrange to meet up with a friend

16

Do a ‘Just Dance’ challenge from Youtube with your family

17

Discover your local Aboriginal language

18

Help out with a chore that you usually don't do

19

Sketch or photograph your favourite spot

20

Finish an old craft project you started - or start a new one!

21

Create a lucky dip of favourite movie titles – for a family movie night with the lucky draw

22

Complete a journal entry each day for a week

23

Offer to help cook dinner

24

Try and have 5 glasses of water today

25

Go to bed early and read a book

26

Before you go to sleep – try a calming countdown

27

Use an old jar and plant some seeds and see what grows

28

Today is World Teachers' Day

29

Create your own game and show someone how to play it

30

Grandparents’ Day – if you can, call your grandparents and have a chat

31

Kids Helpline is a safe and easy way to share any worries you might have. 1800 55 180

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