When was the last time that you and your family had an opportunity to spend some quality time together? While it’s true that everyday life can get busy, you are never too busy to make time for your loved ones. The key is to find an activity that you can all participate in together, and that will be fun for everyone to do.

This article will go over 5 such activities, including hiking, going on holiday, cooking together, hosting a movie night, or playing board games. All of these endeavours are guaranteed to bring everyone closer together.

Go hiking

Hiking is an activity that will benefit your mind and body alike, and it’s simply a healthy choice. Doing this with your family will make the time pass by much more quickly, and it can furthermore boost everyone’s creativity.


When was the last time that you went on vacation with your family? If it’s been too long that you can’t even remember, you are long overdue for one.

There are plenty of family friendly destinations that you can choose from, and one thing is for sure – none of you will forget the memories you create on this trip.

Cook together

Cooking is a great hobby and pastime and doing this as a family proves to be even more valuable. At the end of the day, it’s a perfect opportunity to spend time together, and learn a valuable life skill in the process.

Plus, there are so many fun recipes that you can find online that will teach you how to make a more exotic dish such as Shrimp Scampi.

Once you have made the meal together, it’s equally important that you all sit down for a family dinner or lunch.

Movie night

Movie night is and always will be a classic family activity. If you want to make it a success, you should plan ahead for the day of the week that you will host it, for starters, to ensure that everyone is home during this time. Take turns picking the movies that you will be playing and host this event a few days throughout the month.

Plus, it doesn’t require much effort from any of you to hold this activity.

Play board games

You could combine board game night with movie night, or even if you don’t, this activity is fun to participate in even as a stand-alone. There are so many games that you can choose from, and perhaps you could even play the game as a means of figuring out who should wash the dishes after family dinner night.

The next time it’s a weekday evening, the weekend rolls around, or everyone is simply home at the same time, consider putting one of these activities to the test. There is no doubt that you are all in much need of some bonding time, and all of these activities will lower your stress and ensure everyone has a fun time together. So, what are you waiting for? The sooner you try out one of these activities, the better.

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Last Update: Tuesday, 19th March 2019