Plan a Family Fun Day at Home

June 12, 2020

You don't need to go anywhere to have fun with your kids. There's a lot that you can do at home, whether you're indoors or enjoying some pleasant weather outdoors. Spending some quality time with the kids at home can help you to create some fun memories and give you all time to bond. But you don't want to spend all of your time at home sitting in front of the TV, so what should you do if you want to plan a day packed with family fun? Here are some ideas that might inspire you to have fun together.


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Play Games


Getting a little competitive is always a fun way to pass the time as a family, at least until things start to get a little too intense. It's a good way for kids to learn to lose graciously and win with grace too. Why not split into two teams and compete if you have even numbers? You can even use contract digital T-shirt printing to get some T-shirts made up for your teams. There are all kinds of games that you can play, including games where you need to use your brain or get physical. Choose a variety of games that will be fun for all.


Cook Together


Cooking or baking with your children is a great way to get them involved in cooking and help them to be more in touch with their food. There are lots of ways they can help in the kitchen, from mixing things to even helping to chop things if you supervise them when using a knife. If you don't want to get too complicated, there are plenty of simple things that you can do, from making your own pizzas to baking cookies or cupcakes. And, of course, getting to eat what you make is a lot of fun too.


Make Something


Getting creative with your kids is a good way to pass the time too. You can make things together, whether you sit down at the table and do some art or you do something a bit bigger. You could build things with cardboard boxes, or you could do something messy with paints. You can get creative in any way that you feel like and use whatever supplies you have available. It helps if you have some arts and crafts supplies, but you can use whatever you have in the house too.


Get Active


When you're at home, there can be a lot of pent-up energy. Finding ways to get everyone active will help, whether it's indoors or outdoors. You could set up an obstacle course outside, which the kids can run as many times as they want. Or you could create a scavenger hunt or a treasure hunt that encourages them to use their brains and to run around the house. Even just doing some fun exercises can be a good way to get active.


You can easily create a family fun day at home. Come up with activities that the whole family will enjoy together.

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20 comments

  1. aw i love this idea- we love being home w/ the kids and sometimes we let them decide how we should plan our day :) lots of time outdoors for sure!

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    1. Yes! We do the same, so much more fun knowing the kids had a say!

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  2. The simple things in life are truely amazing with little ones. I love that other people are enjoying the little things with their family time

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    1. Me too. Most families are just too busy these days.

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  3. I totally agree with cook together. It really helps in increasing the bonding in a couple. Great tips overall.

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    1. I love the bond it creates with the kids too! My favorite of all the things listed.

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  4. All great ideas, especially during quarantine. Take this time to bond with your family and create memories.

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  5. Oh I love this idea! My nephew is coming over this weekend but it's supposed to be rainy so we'll have to do some fun things inside.

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    1. How fun! I love when mine come visit too!

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  6. All these ideas are absolutely lovely and amazing!

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  7. I love all of these ideas and use them frequently with my boys!

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  8. WOW...This blog post is very helpful and informative for everyone..These ideas and tips are very amazing to do at home..totally agree with you...Thanks for sharing them...

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  9. I always play video games with my child,and a do a lot of baking and cooking,he tries to help out here and there,to be honest it looks like it's his favorite thing to do.

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    1. My kids favorite is cooking together. Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  10. These are really a great ways to have fun with kids while in home quarantine. This pandemic lockdown is a great opportunity to all of us to spend a lil o lot more time to bond with our families or kids.


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    1. Totally agree. I'm loving the time together with my family.

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  11. I am sure this is a fun filled plan for our families. Thank you for sharing this thoughts.

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  12. I so love this! Family bonding should never be neglected but instead be prioritized.

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  13. What great ideas for families who want to do something fun inside. Thanks for the suggestions!

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  14. Elizabeth O9:28 AM

    These are some fun ideas to do at home with family. Playing games and watch movies at night while eating your family fave popcorn is really a good idea.

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