Blog for your parents including ideas, recipes and resources that would help families.
Tweet! I believe this is a new form of communication where we can reach so many people, families, parents, grandparents etc.
E-mail your families, keep them up to date and involved.
Send out newsletters and what's happening ideas for parents.
Texting---I don't know if I would use this just yet, but I do know some teachers are texting and sharing their child's day and what they are doing (pictures).
Pinterest! Pin Ideas for your classroom and families to make and use.
With each of these ways of communication you can share:
How to involve children in cooking
How to stay healthy
Activities to stay healthy as a family
Have parents volunteer in your classroom
Have the child invite their favorite person to read to the classroom.
Tea for aunts and uncles
Invite Grandparents in for various reasons
Muffins with mom
Donuts with dad
Dance with Dads
Movement activities with moms
Family parties and picnics
Family Libraries in your classroom.