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Activities & Ideas for Mentors
Activities for Mentors
Choose from the list below of suggested mentor/mentee activities.
Go with your mentee to the school's library or media center and check out the headlines of the latest newspapers from around the country.
Ask how they are doing in school
Research and talk about famous people who used their abilities to get ahead.
Make greeting, get-well, or holiday cards to give to other people.
Bring a board game.
Look at a map and talk about places you would like to visit.
Set personal goals.
Play sports in the gymnasium. (If school allows)
Work on the computer in the media center.
Write stories together.
Do a jigsaw puzzle.
Build a model.
Bring in a photo album, and share pictures of your family, house, and pets.
Discuss favorite hobbies.
Read the same book and talk about your favorite parts.
Write a letter to a former teacher, a cousin or relative in another community, an old friend, the editor of a local newspaper, etc.
Ask the questions for the driver's license test.
Listen, listen, listen.
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