Does your child ask about where you work and what you do? This Thursday is your chance to show off your workplace and make your child proud during Take Your Child to Work Day! The whole idea behind this day is to get your kids to start thinking about career possibilities for themselves and to give your child a taste of your job. To ensure that both you, your child and your co-workers have an enjoyable day, see below for some great tips/tricks! Planning ensures that your kids don’t become bored because bored kids=kids that get in trouble.
Questions to Ask Yourself if You are the Company/Person Hosting the Event:
Kids LOVE arts and crafts. Arrange art stations around the office (or in your area if it isn’t the whole company participating). Fun ideas to get them started:
This age is starting to grasp more of what is going on and are beginning to think about what type of career they want to pursue. You can get a bit more technical with them. Fun ideas to get started:
You might not have as many at this age, as they may be TOO COOL to come. However, tell them they are TOO COOL…FOR SCHOOL that day and bring them anyways! Here are some ideas for this age:
Just remember, HAVE FUN on Take your Kid to Work Day. Spending time with your children and having fun is what really matters!
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A company picnic is more than just a meal...
It's a great time to show appreciation to employees, encourage team building and build some fun into your company culture.
GET EVERYONE EXCITED!
Create teasers and "save the date" cards with the date and play up the food, games and prizes. Display them in message-holding napkin dispensers, like this
GET SOCIAL WITH A HASHTAG.
Everyone snaps cell phone selfies, so ask employees to share! Create a hashtag and encourage everyone to use it by printing up table cards to go on tables. Award a prize for the best social media post!
ITS EASY TO LIVE STREAM!
Use a mobile live-streaming device to post live video content on your company's social media channels. Just download the app and press the button... it's that easy!
Capture video that showcases your company's spirit, and use it for a post-party email or future projects.
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