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Title: Strengthening Families Through Family Fun


1
Strengthening Families Through Family Fun
2
Objectives of this Session
Participants will . . .
  • explore why family fun is important.
  • learn how family fun can strengthen their family
    and build family resiliency.
  • learn new ways to play and spend time together.
  • plan and implement "family fun" time with their
    families.

3
Introduction
  • How well do you know your child?
  • What is your child's favorite sport?
  • What is your child's favorite television show?
  • What does your child like to do for fun?
  • What is your child's favorite color?
  • Who is your child's favorite author or what is
    his favorite book?
  • What is your child's favorite food?

4
Family Strengths Research
  • Open Communication
  • Time Together
  • Listening
  • Play and Humor

5
Family Strengths Research
  • Table Time Conversation
  • Shared Leisure
  • Celebrating Family Traditions

6
Challenges
  • More than 26 of US children live in single
    parent families.
  • More than 12 of the population is elderly.
  • Sixty-one percent of US children have both or
    their only parent in the labor force.
  • Approximately 1/2 of all marriages end in
    divorce.

7
Challenges
  • Fewer jobs
  • Lack of health insurance.
  • Children caring for themselves

8
Opportunities
Enjoy time together by . . .
  • Using everyday situations/routines for family
    fun.
  • Learning to relax and enjoy even simple things.
  • Allowing/encouraging humor.

9
Opportunities
Enjoy time together by . . .
  • Be thoughtful in communication with family
  • Plan fun times
  • Celebrate traditions and special occasions.

10
Discussion Questions
  • What are some routine/everyday situations which
    families could make fun?
  • What are some of the traditions and special
    occasions your family enjoys celebrating?
  • How can you schedule time to plan and implement
    family fun times?

11
Table Time Conversation
  • Sit at the table for family meals.
  • Turn off the TV.
  • Avoid other distractions, i.e. newspapers, toys,
    etc.
  • Make mealtime pleasant by encouraging positive
    conversation.

12
Family Fun Activities(Discussion)
13
Summary
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