March 29: Before or after Mass, take a family walk or hike. Look for signs of new life all around you.
March 30: Play “hide and sheep.” One person is the shepherd, and everyone else is the sheep. As each sheep is found, they join the shepherd to find the others.
March 31: On your next car trip, play the journey game. One person starts with something like this: “On my journey I saw one house.” The next person says, “On my journey I saw one house.” The next person says, “On my journey I saw one hours and two dogs,” and so on.
April 1: Can your kids tell how long a minute is? Can you” Give someone a timer and when they’re ready they can shout, “Start!” Everyone else shouts, “Now!” when they think a minute is up. Who can come the closest?
April 2: Do your kids know the meaning or stories behind their names? Talk about it today. If they were named for saints, share their patron saint’s stories with them.
April 3: Together with your kids, learn about some heroic young people like Sts. Francisco and Jacinta Marto, St. Joan of Arc, St. Therese of Lisieusx, Bl. Pier Giorgio Frassati, and Ven. Carlo Acutis.
April 4: Get your family involved in a special Sunday dinner (or lunch) tomorrow. Today, plan the meal, decide what everyone’s jobs will be, and shop together for anything you need.