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Friday, March 29, 2013

6 Fun At Home Activities That Bring The Family Together





Having a family is a blessing. A family is there to help, support and encourage each other throughout life. Here are five fun home activities that bring a family together.

Make Meal Together

Take time and make a meal together as a family. Ask the kids what they would like to have for dinner. Next, find a recipe for that meal, go to the grocery store and purchase the supplies. Kids are sure to enjoy making a meal with their parents as they learn new skills such as making and cooking a meal. 

Swim

Healthy bodies help lead to healthy minds. Swimming is a fantastic way to not only have fun but work your heart and muscles. There are so many games you can play in the pool that keep everyone interested. Plus all children should learn how to swim both on top and underneath the water for their safety.

Yard Work


Yard work is a fun activity for the family. Kids are empowered as they rake, weed or clean the yard. There are activities that kids of all ages can do and it helps for them to see their parents working in the yard as well. Yard work is a great teaching opportunity as kids can use various tools to make the yard look good.

Plant a Garden

Similar to yard work, take time to plant a garden or plant some flowers. Sit down as a family and determine what needs to be done in the yard. Perhaps purchasing flowers works the best. Then go to a local nursery and have the kids choose a flower or plant. When at home, have them plant the flowers with friendly help. They can spend the rest of the season caring and watering for what they planted.

Game Night

Playing a game together as a family is a terrific way from the kids and parents to have fun together. Whether it is a board, electronic or video, a game is a way for families to interact together. Kids learn about problem solving and see their parents in a different light as they compete against each other in a fun way.

Make A Photo Book

Another fun activity is to create a family photo book together. Take a digital camera and spend the day photographing each other doing a certain theme or activity like making a meal or spending time in a Bullfrog Hot Tub. Some pictures taken may be funny and silly. Other photos may be serious. Whatever the case may be, download the pictures and review them as a family. Next, get the pictures printed whether at home or at a store. With the developed pictures, create a family photo album. In the weeks and months later, the whole family can enjoy the memories made of that day.



Family activities are plentiful. They create fun and make memories that last a lifetime.

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