Having quality time together is important for any family. What you do isn’t as important as simply having time and being together, but, of course, every family has different types of activities that they enjoy. I put this list together for those times when you’re struggling for ideas. There are more than 100 activity ideas listed here, and they’re organized in several categories. Browse through the list with your family and pick out some that would be fun for you.
Be sure to bookmark this page so you can reference it again later when you need some more ideas.
Games are great activities for the whole family, and there are endless options. Of course, the focus of our site is games for the gameroom (like darts, ping pong, and many others) but there are plenty of other possibilities as well.
Outdoor activities are a favorite of many families. Every season brings different possibilities.
If you have an active family that loves sports, of course, there are lots off things you can do together. Here are just a few ideas.
Many of the activities in this section will cost some money, but they can be a lot of fun and create plenty of memories. If budget is a big issue, go for the free options. Instead of going to a professional sports game, go to a little league game or a local high school game. Many towns and cities have free concerts and events occasionally as well. Some museums also have free days.
There are plenty of things you can do as a family at home. Here are just some of the possibilities.
If your family enjoys arts and crafts that are lots of fun things you can do that everyone will enjoy.
Time together as a family doesn’t have to be all about fun and games. Sometimes it’s great to do something productive, either for your own family or for others. Many of these options can also be excellent teaching and learning opportunities.
Food is a big part of family life, and there are plenty of things you can do at home, or out.
This list provides provides many ideas and possibilities, but really it is just the start. Use the ideas here to get your own creative juices flowing, and decide on some activities that will be a good fit for your family.
I live in Pennsylvania with my wife and four children. Time with family is very important to me, so I started Gameroom Vault to help others find fun ways to spend time with their families at home.