7 Fun & Screen-free Family Activities to do over the Weekend

Last Updated on November 18, 2022 by ClassMonitor

A parent’s bond with the child is beautiful, nurturing, and unbreakable, to say the least. However, it can be taxing to come up with new screen-free activities to keep kids occupied all the time. It is only human to run out of ideas once in a while. Don’t worry, we got your back. There are numerous opportunities to create memorable moments with your child in this blog. These are easy-to-do activities that you can do with kids and strengthen your bond with them. So let’s get started.

A YES Day

Yes day for kids

Have you ever seen how your kid’s face lights up when you say yes to something they badly want to do? So, indulge in a ‘Yes’ day with them wherein they are allowed to make a mess, play with you and do fun activities that they have always wanted to do. You will have a lot of cleaning to do the next day, nonetheless it will be worth the efforts, and it will certainly make them see you in a different light altogether.

Building New Hobbies

By the age of one, kids start showing interest in different activities and have certain preferences. So, you can plan a day filled with these activities, making it special. You can also find some hobbies that you can do together, giving you more time to bond with them, because these cute little creatures grow up pretty fast.

A Fun-filled Evening

Cities are coming up with screen-free activities for kids. Like you can visit the playing arena in your city, the zoo, or even the museum. In the summer,  water parks are also a great option.  There are so many options for planning a fun-filled evening. Let loose your inner child, visit an amusement park and even jump your worries away on a trampoline. Let there be no limit on entertainment on this particular evening.

Happy Food Day

If you are a stickler for principles, there would be a strict ‘NO’ junk food policy in your house. You can let go of the idea for a day and provide them with a meal of their liking, even join them. If you still do not want to let go of the idea of giving them a healthy meal, you can engage with them to bake cookies, cake, or other options that you can make in the comfort of your home. Get them a step stool that helps them come to the kitchen counter level and engage in cooking with you. It is a beautiful bonding activity that your kid thoroughly enjoys.

Tickle Your Creativity

We as adults get so engrossed with the daily routine and office work that we barely get time for any relaxing activities. So weekends are a perfect time to get your creative click on. Look for home learning activities like origami, coloring, or even finger-painting activities with your child. It is an excellent form of self-expression among kids.

A Gardening Soiree

Gardening

By the age of one, kids start showing interest in different activities and have certain preferences. So, you can plan a day filled with these activities, making it special. You can also find some hobbies that you can do together, giving you more time to bond with them, because these cute little creatures grow up pretty fast.

An Energetic Fitness Session

It is a proven fact that kids learn by observation. If you like working out, or practice yoga, you can take your kids along and introduce them to the concept of staying active. You can ask your instructor to include a session with the kids on this special day. Show them some incredible Yoga or Zumba tricks, and they can join in on this fun learning activity. You can top it up with a waffle breakfast on your way home. After all, they will deserve a high-energy breakfast after all the sweating.

All parents out there are looking for a healthy work-life balance. But it is difficult to maintain the balance sometimes. In the end it’s on you to ensure a strong parent-child bond. These activities will ensure that you can create some happy memories with your child over the weekend and make up for all the lost time during the week. Hope this helps you in planning an amazing weekend.

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