Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is April 26 this year, and that means now is the time to check whether your company has some cool activities planned. Whether you work at a law firm, an advertising agency, or a healthcare company, there are lots of fun ways to get children of all ages involved in this nationwide event. Here are 7 Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day activities that are as memorable as they are educational.
Also commonly referred to Take Your Kids To Work Day, Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day is a national educational program that's been helping children explore career opportunities for 25 years. It takes place the fourth Thursday of every April, and some 3.5 million workplaces across the country participate each year, according to Forbes.
By taking you son or daughter to work with you, they get to learn more about what you do for a living, where you spend your 9-5, and perhaps best of all, they get to see an entirely different side of you than they see at home. If your kid is used to seeing you command the kitchen during dinner prep time, now they can see you in command of the conference room.
As I mentioned earlier, your company may have a day's worth of fun activities planned for the visiting kiddos. But if they don't have anything formally in place, here are 7 activities that you can pull off yourself! All of these ideas are guaranteed to stave off boredom and have your kid declaring "Best Day Ever" on your commute home in the evening.