Connection Calendar for families

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

26

See if the local school is open through Share our Space

27

Create 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

Sign up for Black Dog one foot forward walking challenge

1

Kick off the month by creating your ultimate 'feel good' playlist

2

Explore your neighbourhood. Let your kids decide where to turn and see where you end up

3

Tech-free day. Enjoy reading, walking, cooking or playing family boardgames together

4

Give your plants some TLC

5

Donate 5 items each to charity- and think how the new owner might use them

6

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

7

Spend 5 minutes on your own and focus on your breathing

8

Enjoy a family 'cook in' where everyone helps to cook - and clean up, and empty the piggybank for a good cause.

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 and your mental health

11

Grab a coffee/ tea or sparkling water read a book outdoors

12

Wish a student doing their HSC good luck

13

Lay quietly and listen to the sounds of your home. What do you hear?

14

Consider volunteering in your local area, as a family

15

Phone a friend for a chat and laugh

16

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

17

Discover new apps

18

Do something kind for yourself

19

Ever tried origami? Today might be the day

20

Take up an old skill or hobby or try a new one

21

Movie night. A classic you love or a new release. Don’t forget the popcorn and PJs

22

Try eating something new – and fresh

23

Spring clean a spot where you like to spend time

24

Stay hydrated today. Drink your recommended water intake

25

Watch Old People’s Home for teenagers series on iview

26

Before you go to sleep – try a calming countdon

27

Share your feelings with someone you trust, and listen to them as well


28

Recognise World Teachers' Day

29

Stay active

30

Grandparents' Day - share a family memory or photo

31

Write down any worries you have, and put them into perspective. Contact help if you need it

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