Join us online on May 2nd & 3rd, 2015 to celebrate the Great Glasses Play Day online!
We have ways to participate on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and on your blog to help us get the word out about the importance of vision health in young children. Check below for some ideas of things to do on May 2 & 3!
If you’re looking for fun activities to do with your kids that aren’t online, make sure to take a look at the coloring pages and other free downloads!
Great Glasses Play Day Interview:
- Interview your child in glasses. You could make a video of the interview or just take notes and write up your child’s answers.
- Some ideas for questions (feel free to choose or add some of your own):
- Tell me about your glasses
- What would the best glasses in the world look like?
- What is your favorite thing to look at?
- What is your favorite thing about your glasses?
- What would you tell a kid who is afraid of getting glasses?
- What would you tell a kid who is afraid of going to the eye doctor.
- Post the interview(there’s a few options for this):
- Make a video of the interview and post on YouTube with the tag “GreatGlassesDay”. Leave the link to the video as a comment here or on our Facebook page.
- Write up your child’s answers and send them, with a picture of your child, or one of your child’s drawings to GreatGlassesPlayDay@gmail.com with permission to post it here.
- Post to your own blog with the interview (with picture or drawing or video) and post leave the link as a comment here, or on our Facebook page.
- We’ll post the interviews here so that you can share them with your children.
- On May 3, change your profile picture to one with your child(ren) in glasses, preferably showing them playing or having fun.
- Post a status update: “Today is the Great Glasses Play Day! I’m celebrating with my child by <insert something fun you’re doing with your child>. <Say something about how your child’s glasses help them to play.> #GreatGlassesDay” For example:
“Today is the Great Glasses Play Day! I’m celebrating by baking cookies with Zoe. I’m so thankful for her glasses that help her see the markings on the measuring cups. #GreatGlassesDay”
- Tweet: “Today is the Great Glasses Play Day #GreatGlassesDay! We’re celebrating by <insert something fun you’re doing with your child>. <Say something about how your child’s glasses help them to play.>” For example:
“Today is Great Glasses Play Day #GreatGlassesDay! We’re celebrating by biking to the park. So thankful for her glasses that help her see to bike!”
- Blog about the Great Glasses Play Day. Post about the many ways your child’s glasses help them play. If you’d like, include a picture of your child playing. Use the tag “GreatGlassesDay” on your post.