While at home reinforce to children and families the importance of responding to the 2020 Census by sharing these fun activities on your social media platforms today:
- For pre-K, read and show children the Everyone Counts! story and activity book, which features people of different sexes, ages, races, ethnicities, and abilities.
- For grades K-2, encourage children to learn about the numbers of people nationwide who speak English, Spanish, and other languages at home.
- For grades 3-4, prompt children to compare the characteristics of people in their state with the characteristics of people in three states in other regions of the country.
- For grades 5-6, ask children to calculate data on languages spoken in the United States and talk to them about the findings.
- For grades 7-8, have your kids discover how the diversity of the United States has changed over time by examining historical data and changes to census questions about race and ethnicity.
- For grades 9-12, ask your teens to analyze the growth in minority-owned businesses over the past decade.