Red Ribbon Week runs the last week of October and is a call for community groups to wear red ribbons as a show of their drug-free commitment. What if your community doesn’t offer activities for your family to participate in? As homeschoolers, just because your child is not in the public/private school system does not mean that they cannot participate in activities during this week.
Red Ribbon Week became a national celebration in 1988 to pledge a drug-free life. You can find out more about the history of Red Ribbon Week by clicking here and visiting the Drug Enforcement Administration website.
One of the simplest ways to show support is to hang a red ribbon outside of your home, either on your door, mailbox or even staircase. You can also go all out and make a red ribbon wreath as part of an art project. While you are hanging up your red ribbon you can talk a little bit about what Red Ribbon Week is. Here is a list of some suggestions to start off with:
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