Family Fun Night Ideas
Spending quality time together is one of the secrets to developing healthy relationships with your children. Look for activities that will give you an opportunity to get to know one another better so you can maintain a healthy relationship as your kids get older.
Here are some ideas to get you started:
Cook a special meal together as a family.
Choose a menu as a family. Shop for the grocery items on the menu together and then prepare and cook the meal as a family. Get adventurous with your meal choices or choose cuisine from different parts of the world to really make it interesting.
Hold a movie night.
Take turns choosing the movies and preparing healthy snacks. Talk to your kids after the movie about what they did or didn't like about it. For older kids, start a conversation that will help you get a better understanding of your teen's point of view.
Play a sport together.
Doing something active together can be a good way to bond as a family. You can even just go for a family stroll around the neighborhood. Getting active is a good way to get some exercise and it can spark conversations with your kids.
Take turns picking the activity.
Take turns picking what activity you'll be doing on family fun night. Maybe one time you'll choose a family picnic and another time you'll go camping. Allowing each family member to choose the activity is a great way to get everyone involved and excited about family fun night.