5 Great Family Fun Activities

| April 27, 2017 | 11 Comments

5 Great Family Fun Activities

The time you spend together as a family is precious. You’re learning, growing and having fun together. It’s what being a family is all about. Those bonding moments will help your family grow stronger while creating memories that’ll last a lifetime. How you spend your time together is also important. Playing board games and having movie night are two great ways to spend quality time with the kids but it’s nice to mix things up a bit, too. Add some variety to family night with these five great family fun activities:

  1. Start your own book club. Reading is an awesome way to spend time with the kids. You get to use your imagination and explore new worlds through the pages of the books and starting a family book club makes it even more fun.
  2. View the night skies. Set up a telescope and explore the night skies. Make note of how things change from month to month and throughout the different seasons. It’s an interesting way to spend time together.
  3. Draw pictures on the sidewalk. This is a great way for young kids to let their creativity shine.
  4. Go hiking or for a walk together. Hiking is great exercise and exploring the world outside is so much fun. If hiking is not an option, just go for a walk around your own back yard or your neighbourhood.
  5. Put on a music show. Little kids can sing and dance to the music and if you have older kids, invest in a karaoke machine to make things even more fun.

One of the best ways to show your kids how much you love them is by spending time doing fun things together.

What do you have planned for your next family night? Share them in the comment below!

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Lyne is a Certified Infant Massage Instructor (CIMI), Certified Professional Wedding Consultant, and an Event Planner. It has always been her dream to create a website dedicated just for Moms since her children were young. Thus, after 10 years, she finally accomplished it, and the Ottawa Mommy Club was born in May 2011. She loves all things Disney and is an avid chocoholic. She was also the Queen B of the BConnected Conference, Canada's Digital Influencer and social media Conference in Ottawa and Toronto. She coordinated the Annual Infant Information Day/Early Years Expo for the City of Ottawa for 8 years. She was also the co-chair of the Navan for Kraft Hockeyville 2009-2011 committee that organized five community events within 6 months, and helped Navan reach the top 10 finalists in Canada. In April 2011, she received the City of Ottawa Mayor's City Builder Award.

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  1. Julie says:

    Love these ideas! Especially the book club! We have family movie nights, scavenger hunts, baseball games and game nights.

  2. Calvin F. says:

    Awesome simple activities to bring the family together!

  3. Elizabeth Matthiesen says:

    I rather like the idea of viewing the night skies and I’ve always fancied having a telescope 🙂

  4. KD says:

    The music show sounds like a lot of fun! My daughter would love that!

  5. Kristy R says:

    Some great suggestions. We are big fans of hikes and drawing on the driveway! 🙂

  6. LisaM says:

    You know, we were given a telescope as a housewarming present. Weirdest gift ever but I should dig it out!

  7. AD says:

    Looking at the stars is a favourite activity in our family; when the boys were little we would name all the constellations.

  8. Kristi F says:

    These are all great ideas, we also like to have game nights to enjoy time together.

  9. Sherry Fram says:

    Thanks for the awesome ideas!

  10. Stephanie LaPlante says:

    These are great ideas. I remember doing most of these with my family as a kid, especially star gazing.

  11. Debbie White-Beattie says:

    Your ideas are great and I love how none of your ideas have anything to do with the TV, video games or technology of any kind

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