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Find fun activities that are healthy, entertaining, safe, and educational! Here you can find ideas to try and resources for enrichment and learning opportunities.  

ACADEMICS

Educational resources for your student

What Are You Wondering?
Wonderopolis was created by the National Center for Families Learning (NCFL) in 2010, and it has become one of the most popular education sites today. Check out their "Wonder of the Day" and explore the site.
Wonder of the Day

Build Connections through Read With Me Today
As a parent or guardian, you are your child’s first and most important teacher. By making reading a part of their daily routine now you can help them build a solid foundation for their future.
Read With Me Today

MacKids Books
Looking for book ideas for your student? YouTube is home to MacKids Books. Here you will find trailers for book for student's of all ages. Plus author videos too. All ages included!
MacKids Books

assistance resources

Assistance with technology, food, clothing, and housing

Free Food Distribution in Westminster
Market Night runs Oct 7 - mid-December. Food box pickup will take place at City Park Recreation Center (10455 Sheridan Boulevard) in the upper circle drive on Wednesdays from 4-6 p.m. Weekly Market Night updates and detailed information is available at 303-706-FOOD.
Free Food Nights in Westminster

Jefferson County Human Services
In this time of national emergency, assistance with food, rent, vehicles, utilities, or other bills is available.
Jefferson County Human Services

Colorado Free Applications Day is October 13
All 32 public colleges and universities in Colorado and several private institutions will allow students to apply for free on Tuesday, October 13, 2020 as part of the third Colorado Free Application Day.
Colorado Free Application Day

HEALTH & wellness

Mental, physical, and emotional health ideas

Wheat Ridge Virtual Rec Center
How cool is this? The City of Wheat Ridge hosts its virtual rec center. Click the link and explore all the offerings including Star Wars pancakes, craft craziness, and more!
Virtual Rec Center

Jeffco Strengths in October: Healthy Activities
Engaging in healthy activities can boost our mood and improve our sleep, and can even increase our social connections. Take some time to consider how you might incorporate some of these healthy activities into your daily routines!
Find Strength and Supports

Halloween Safety & Fun during COVID-19
Here are some tips and ideas from Jefferson County Public Health (JCPH) for fun ways to make trick-or-treating, handing out candy, and staying in safer.
Halloween Safety & Fun

ENRICHMENT

 Fun activities for home or out and about in the community

Public Artworks in Lakewood
If you are out and about in Lakewood, see how many of the art pieces you can find. It's perfect Colorado weather right now to get out and explore!
Public Art in Lakwood

Virtual Field Trip
See videos, look through the lesson resources, and learn about the polar bears in Churchill, Manitoba, Canada for the annual polar bear migration.
Virtual Field Trip: Explore Polar Bears

Blaze Your Own Trail - Self Guided Tours
This site shares lots of trail ideas and adventures for the whole family!
Blaze Your Own Trail

Jeffco Makes logo

Creativity awaits! Head over to Jeffco Makes to unleash your imagination with our ever changing activities that will get you making, baking and shaking!

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community resources

Jeffco Schools Foundation Jeffco Schools Foundation -Thanks to our generous community, Jeffco Schools Foundation is able to continue to provide supports over the Summer of 2020 for students and families impacted by the economic impacts of COVID-19. Through the leadership of our District, and in partnership with our community partners, corporate partners, and volunteers, we are able to continue to offer internet support for qualifying families as well as food and essential supports.
Jeffco Library logo Jefferson County Public Library - Explore new worlds, embark on harrowing adventures, and meet the most interesting people in the world - all from your own home. Reading has the power to transport us, no matter where we are. Join a camp, class, or daily exercise with Jefferson County Public Library and make this summer unforgettable.           
Action Center logo The Action Center - The Jeffco Action Center is the largest Jeffco Community hub and offers five-day food supplies, clothing, household items, mail services, rent assistance, utility assistance, and connections to community outreach partners. Food services are available for drive-thru and walk-up service. Appointments required. 720.215.4850.
Jefferson Center logo Jefferson Center for Mental Health (JCMH) – Offers a full range of services and resources to support the mental health of children, youth and families. 303.425.0300 | Español.
Colorado Crisis Center logo Colorado Crisis Services - A statewide resource that provides walk-in services for crisis intervention, referrals, or information. Crisis line: 1.844.493.8255 and Text “TALK” to 38255. The crisis support line and walk-in centers are confidential and are available 24/7/365.
Safe2Tell logo Safe to Tell – anonymous way for students, parents and community members to report unsafe and risky behaviors before they grow out of control. 1.877.542.7233.
Mental Health Center of Denver logo El Centro de las Familias  – Part of the Mental Health Center of Denver, this is a multi-cultural clinic providing Spanish-language and bilingual outpatient mental health care to Denver’s Latino/Hispanic community. 303.504.7900.
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