These are unprecedented times! Suddenly parents have bonus time at home with their kids that they never anticipated. This topsy-turvy time can be a gift – an opportunity to learn, play and grow with your children!
Here are some ideas to help you occupy your kids and connect with them in new, meaningful ways. There’s help for you too, as a parent, as you navigate these unique circumstances.
Dive into Adventures in Odyssey
We've extended the free trial period for the Adventures in Odyssey Club. Now kids can enjoy over 800 faith-building episodes of Adventures in Odyssey, plus daily devos and more for a whole month free of charge! Get your free trial here
Download lessons from Kids of Integrity
Free download: Walking Through Holy Week
Bring the Easter story to life for your kids with eight days of Christ-centered activities that walk your kids through Holy Week from Palm Sunday to Easter Sunday.
Free download: Bible Detectives Adventure Kit
Investigate the scene. Study the suspects. Solve the case. The Bible Detectives adventure pack will challenge kids’ problem-solving skills while improving their Bible literacy.
Free download: World Explorers Adventure Kit
Send kids off circling the globe, visiting different countries on six continents to learn about their unique cultures. Guess where you’re going next using interesting facts about the country as clues. Be sure to download all three parts of this adventure kit:
Download the travel guide
Download the passport
Download the map
Free download: Agents of Truth Adventure Kit
Send your kids on missions that help them find answers to tough questions like Why can't we hear God? and Is there proof that Jesus rose from the dead?
Free download: Parent and Child Book Club
Encourage your kids to read more and guide them in their character education by starting your own parent-child book club! Here’s everything you need to get started! Download here
More ideas for activities for kids
Free download: ABC Bible Memory Flash Cards
Download 26 colourful memory verse flash cards to make learning Scripture as easy as ABC for your child.
Free download: On-the-Go Devotions
140 simple, five-minute family devotions covering 26 topics – everything from the armour of God to how God loves you.
Free download: Planting Seeds of Biblical Truth
Download 52 free family devotions for children up to 12 years old.
More ideas for nurturing kids' faith
Explore our series page on nurturing kids' faith for many more ideas to help you make learning about God a wonderful adventure for your kids.
View this series page here
Mealtime discussion questions
Free download: The Talk
Erase awkwardness and enjoy relaxed, natural conversations with your children about their sexual development with help from this free guide.
More ideas for discussing sexuality
Explore our series page on sex education for articles and resources that help you teach your kids about sexuality from a godly perspective.
View this series page here
Free download: Parents' Guide to 13 Reasons Why
The TV series 13 Reasons Why raises issues of suicide, bullying and rape among teens. While Focus on the Family Canada does not recommend the show, this guide will help you discuss these important issues with your teen.
Teens turn to cutting – a form of self-harm – as a way of dealing with painful thoughts and emotional stress
Stories past and present, revealing God’s sovereign hand in the church, the world and current affairs
Exploring the world of scientific ideas and the wonders of creation, reflecting the glory of their Creator