Tuesday, November 2, 2010

7 Things To Enjoy Doing With Your Family

When was the last time you had great fun with your family? Family is always the most valuable thing in life, so stand up and plan to have fun with your family.

Going to the zoo is definitely my number-one pick for family activities. Other than visiting animals, most zoos nowadays have rides that you can enjoy with your family. Bring your own snacks if you want to save some money. To add some fun, let your kids be the photographers for the day (buy a disposable camera if you don't want your kids to break your expensive digital one) and you might be surprised by how creative your kids can be.

Having a picnic at the park is also a good activity for your family. Even though you might not be really keen on outdoor activities, you can still enjoy your time by playing together after having your lunch. For example, you can play lawn games or bring a horseshoe game for your family. Afterward, you can enjoy your private time chatting with your sweetheart and let your children play on the playground themselves.

Visiting the nation's capital would be your choice if you want to go on a trip with your family. Learn more about the history by visiting historical sites. Immerse yourself into the world of history together with your family. History creates topics for you and your children.

A treasure hunt is a popular activity among children, so going hunting with your family is a nice choice. You can train your kids by asking them to be the person in charge who can hold the treasure map and make decisions. However, they still need your help for driving them around. It would be more fun if you can make some pit stops for ice cream or snowcones along the way.

Create a video clip with your kids. Make your family the characters in the clip. You may talk about your family life in the clip, about yours interests or even to create a drama. Accompany you kids to write a script and create a mini-movie together.

Doing some yard work together can also be a fun quality time for your family. Plant the flower and mow the lawn with your kids. After a day of hard work, you can all sit back and enjoy a barbecue at your beautifully cleaned backyard.

At bedtime read to your young kids and read with your elder kids. Try to maintain a good reading habit by reading with your kids. Not only can you relax from the busy work day, you can also improve your language ability, create topics with the kids and get your kids more creative by reading fiction. Think of your own list of things to do with your family. You will enjoy the laughter and joy with your family.

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