Tedius PTA meetings are a thing of the past. These motivating activities for parent groups will empower parents to play a vital, effective role in their community's child development program. The innovative structured exercises facilitate teamwork within the child development program. Parents are instructed on how to understand and respect each other's viewpoints, formulate goals and objectives, and work together as an effective unit. Tips on decision making, conflict resolution, leader ship skills, and meeting procedures will help any parent group become enjoyable and successful.