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***Hi, below is the actual assignment for your understanding. What I need though is three ideas for a parenting skills education activity. I also need the links for these activities. Thanks so much.***

Parenting Skills Education Activities. Compile learning and social activities to promote participation and integration of family in their child's developmental process. Each activity should be organized as follows:
a. Activity title
b. Specific objectives
c. Description of the activity
d. Procedure for the Activity
e. Reference(s) - bibliography in American Psychological Association (APA) format as appropriate.
f. If appropriate: Equipment and other necessary resources
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Note: The Activity Files will be combined each week to supply you with everyone's activities. Therefore, it is important for everyone to use the attached Template to provide a consistent format. Please include an APA cover page to identify the file assignment with your name.

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This is a wonderful site for parent/child/pre-teen/teen activities:

You may search activities by age as well. Here are some of the activities they have for various ages:

AGES 5-7 years old

When your child has lots of "excess energy" mix up a batch of these cookies. The more you pound them, knead them, and handle them, the better the final product.

You'll need:
? 3 cups oatmeal ? 1 1/2 cups brown sugar ? 1 1/2 cups flour ? 1 1/2 cups butter ? 1 1/2 tsp. baking powder ? large bowl ? measuring cups and spoons ? cookie sheet ? mixing spoon ? hot pads ? spatula

What to do:
Gather ingredients with your child. Look at the letters and numbers on the package labels and talk about textures and smells.
Invite your child to measure and mix ingredients in the large bowl.
Encourage him to roll, knead, pound and get rid of his excess energy.
Demonstrate how he can roll the dough into small balls and place them on the cookie sheet.
Assist him in putting the cookie sheet into a 350 degree oven and bake for 10 - 12 min.
Carefully remove the cookies.
Relax and enjoy this snack together.
How to play:
Not only is your child getting rid of all that excess energy but cooking activities are an excellent way to put math and science skills into practice.

Let's Talk: Ideas to Explore Together.
What are some other recipes that require kneading?
What are other ways to get rid of lots of energy besides cooking?

Useful information:
While you are cooking together, this activity provides experiences for developing concepts related to measurement, using small muscle skills and learning to follow directions.

Creamy Homemade Butter
[30 Minutes]
"Shake, shake, shake" to make homemade ...

Solution Summary

Ideas to teach a parenting skills course are determined. The skills for education activity are analyzed.