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Homework-free night to connect with family

Credit: Kidsday staff artist / Maggie Flaherty, Merrick

In my school we have Family Connect Night. It is held every Tuesday at the beginning of a new month. Our teachers don’t give us homework because we are supposed to connect with our family on that night.

Our school started doing Family Connect Night last year when I was in fourth grade. My family likes to play games. My sister sometimes can’t, because she is in Westhampton Beach High School and they do not do Family Connect Night. When my sister can, my family plays games such as Uno, Sorry, Spoons and HedBanz.

One of my favorite parts of Family Connect Night is that we get no homework, but it is great that we reconnect with other family members and take a time out from all of the stuff that keeps us busy during the week. Having Family Connect Night is great for me.


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