Family Night Ideas

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Whether you have a Family Night that’s intriguing, full of fun, educational, or a little bit of hard work, your children will look forward to that night of sharing with great anticipation.

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Family Night Ideas

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  2. 2. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS Thank you for downloading this ebook.If you like this, you may share it and give it free to someone inneed (Please do not spam).You can print it, copy it and send it as an attachment by email toanyone you like.The only thing you cannot do is to sell it, change it ormisrepresenting it.Disclaimer: PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com published this ebook to provide access tovaluable information. Although we make every effort to offer only accurate information, wecannot guarantee that the information we make available is always correct or current.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com does not warrant or make any representations as to thequality, content, accuracy, or completeness of the information, text, graphics, links andother items contained in this ebook. Consequently, no one should rely upon any informationcontained herein, nor make any decisions or take any action based on such information.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com or any subsidiaries are not responsible for any actiontaken in reliance on the information contained herein and for any damages incurred,whether directly or indirectly, as a result of errors, omissions or discrepancies containedherein. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 2
  3. 3. FAMILY NIGHT IDEASBecause schedules are so busy when youhave kids, you have to be insistent onhaving a regular Family Night.When parents and kids connect everyweek by spending time together anddoing something fun, important qualitytime will be experienced by all.When it comes to considering what to doon Family Night, let your creativityflow... http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 3
  4. 4. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS 1. COOK DINNER.SOMETHING AS SIMPLE AS HAVING EVERYONE IN THE KITCHEN TALKING, CLATTERING PANS AN D STIRRING BRINGS YOU ALL CLOSER. 2. TAKE A WALK.WHEN THE FAMILY WALKS TOGETHER, KIDS AND PARENTS HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO TALK ABOUT THEIR LIVES—WHAT’S IMPORTANT OR WHAT THEY’RE LOOKING FORWARD TO. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 4
  5. 5. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS 3. TRY SOMETHING NEW. HAVE YOU CONSIDERED TRYING SOMETHING NEW THAT YOURTEEN IS INTERESTED IN? LIKE TAKING A HIP-HOP DANCE CLASS TOGETHER... YOU’LL HAVE PLENTY OF LAUGHS. 4. VOLUNTEER.CONSIDER VOLUNTEERING MONTHLY AS A FAMILY AT A LOCALCHARITABLE ORGANIZATION. DISTRIBUTE FOOD AT THE LOCAL FOOD BANK OR HELP SERVE MEALS AT THE MISSION. 5. READ TOGETHER.REGARDLESS OF THE AGES OF YOUR KIDS, GREAT ADVENTURE BOOKS WILL DRAW YOU TOGETHER. TAKE TURNS READINGPAGES, MAKING APPROPRIATE VOICES FOR THE QUOTES, FOR EVEN MORE FUN. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 5
  6. 6. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS 6. GO TO THE HEALTH CLUB. IF YOU’VE GOT TEENS, CONSIDER GOING TO THE HEALTH CLUB FOR FAMILY NIGHT. MODELING REGULAR EXERCISE IS A GREAT EXAMPLE TO SET. AFTERWARD, HAVE A HEALTHY DINNER TOGETHER. 7. PLAY A BOARD GAME. PLAY GAMES LIKE PICTUREKA, TABOO, GUESSTURES, ANDPICTIONARY. GAMES THATINVOLVE QUICK SKETCHING, GUESSING WORDS, OR ACTING OUT SOMETHING ARE FUN FOR KIDS AND PARENTS ALIKE. 8. GIVE KIDS A CHOICE. LET EACH CHILD PLAN WHAT THE FAMILY WILL DO ON ONEFAMILY NIGHT A MONTH. YOU’LL BE SURPRISED WITH WHAT THE CHILDREN COME UP WITH TO SPEND TIME TOGETHER. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 6
  7. 7. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS 9. GO TO THE THEATRE.A FANTASTIC WAY TO INTRODUCE YOUR KIDS TO CULTURE, MUSIC AND GREAT ENTERTAINMENT IS TO TAKE THEM TO A THEATRE PERFORMANCE. WHETHER IT’S A TRAVELLING SHOW OR YOUR LOCAL THEATRE’S QUARTERLY PERFORMANCE, THERE’S NO BETTER WAY TO SPEND A FAMILY NIGHT. 10. PLAY MUSIC TOGETHER.PUT ON A FAMILY CONCERT ONCE IN A WHILE. CAN YOU THINK OF ANYTHING MORE FUN TO COMPEL KIDS TO PRACTICE? IF PARENTS PLAY, THAT’S COOL, TOO, AS THEIR ABILITY TO MAKE MUSIC SETS A GREAT EXAMPLE FOR THE CHILDREN. 11. BIKE RIDE.BEFORE DARK, EMBARK ON A BIKE-RIDING ADVENTURE. EX PLORE YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD OR THE ONE A FEW BLOCKS OVER.PARENTS CAN TAKE TURNS PAIRING OFF WITH EACH CHILD FOR A FEW MINUTES OF ONE-ON-ONE TIME. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 7
  8. 8. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS 12. PREPARE AND DINE ON EXOTIC FOOD. IT’S A LEARNING EXPERIENCE WHEN PARENTS PROVIDE INFO ABOUT THE CULTURE WHILE COOKING AND DINING. IF YOU’VE VISITED THE COUNTRY WHERE THE FOODS ORIGINATE, TELL STORIES TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT YOUR TRAVELS THERE. 13. LET KIDS GIVE SPEECHES.BELIEVE IT OR NOT, THIS ONE IS FUN AND INTERESTING. AFTERHAVING DINNER TOGETHER, HAVE KIDS TAKE A TURN GIVING AVERBAL REPORT THEY’R E ABOUT TO GIVE OR ALREADY GAVE AT SCHOOL. FAMILY MEMBERS CAN PRAISE THE CHILD WHO’S PRESENTING HIS REPOR T. 14. GROUP STORY-TELLING.START A STORY AND ROTATE AROUND THE GROUP, HAVING EACHFAMILY MEMBER ADD A LITTLE TO THE STORY, UNTIL EVERYONEHAS HAD 3 TURNS. THE LAST PERSON TO ADD TO THE STORY HASTO END IT. THIS IS A FASCINATING PROCESS THAT PARENTS CAN USE AS TEACHING MOMENTS. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 8
  9. 9. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS 15. CLEAN HOUSE.FEEL FREE TO SET A TIMER SO YOU ONLY WORK FOR 30 MINUTES OR AN HOUR MAX. AFTERWARD, HAVE A SUMPTU OUS TREAT ORJUST HANG OUT TOGETHER AND RELAX. TALK ABOUT HOW MUCH EACH CHILD ACCOMPLISHED AND THANK THEM FOR THEIR EFFORTS. 16. DO A FAMILY PROJECT. WHETHER IT’S REPAINTING AN OLD CHEST OF DRAWERS ORWASHING AND CLEANING THE CAR, LET KIDS MAKE THEIR OWN SPECIAL MARK ON THE PROJECT. THE TASK WILL GET DONEQUICKLY AND YOU’LL HAVE PLENTY OF TIME TO GATHER IN THE FAMILY ROOM TO CONVERSE LATER. 17. VISIT A FANCY RESTAURANT.IT’S A FUN EXPERIENCE TO INTRODUCE YOUR KIDS TO THE FINERTHINGS IN LIFE. EVERYONE DRESSES UP AND GOES OUT TO HAVE A DELICIOUS MEAL TOGETHER. THESE TYPES OF EXPERIENCES ENRICH YOUR LIVES AND INTRODUCE KIDS TO DIFFERENT LIFESTYLE ELEMENTS. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 9
  10. 10. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS 18. TOUR A MUSEUM. TAKE ADVANTAGE OF LOCAL MUSEUMS DURING ONE OF YOUR FAMILY NIGHTS. IF NECESSARY, BEGIN FAMILY NIGHT BEFORE5:00 P.M. TO SQUEEZE IN A MUSEUM VISIT. YOU’LL HAVE LOTS TO TALK ABOUT TOGETHER AT DINNER. 19. PACK A PICNIC DINNER.HAVE KIDS GATHER CHIPS, SODA AND PAPER PLATES WHIL E YOUMAKE SANDWICHES. THEN, DRIVE TO YOUR LOCAL PARK TO DINEALFRESCO. IF YOU’RE LUCKY ENOUGH TO LIVE NEAR A NATIONAL PARK, YOUR FAMILY CAN HAVE AN ADVENTURE IN THE GREAT OUTDOORS. 20. DISCO. ALTHOUGH THIS IDEA MAY SOUND A LITTLE CRAZY, WHY NOT PUT ON MUSIC FOR 30 MINUTES SO YOUR FAMILY CAN DANCE,DANCE, DANCE? LET KIDS PICK THE TUNES. THINK OF THE EXCESS ENERGY DANCING BURNS. DANCE WITH ONE ANOTHER FOR A WONDERFUL FAMILY NIGHT. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 10
  11. 11. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS 21. DO ART. ARE THERE ANY BUDDING ARTISTS IN YOUR FAMILY? IF SO, GATHER SOME SUPPLIES AND PLAN TO HAVE EVERYONE DO ARTAFTER DINNER. WHETHER IT’S PAINTING, DRAWING OR WORKING WITH MODELING CLAY, YOU’LL ALL HAVE FUN CREATING ART. 22. HAVE HOBBY TIME. DOES YOUR TEENAGE SON LOVE TO GOLF? IF SO, HAVE A GOLF NIGHT. IF YOUR 10-YEAR-OLD DAUGHTER LOVES TO MAKE JEWELRY, WHY NOT HAVE EVERYONE TRY THAT ONE FAMILY NIGHT? BEFORE SELECTING WHAT HOBBY TO DO TOGETHER, CONSIDER KIDS’ AGES AND COSTS OF SUPPLIES. 23. DISCUSS CURRENT EVENTS. WHILE PREPARING AND HAVING DINNER TOGETHER, PARENTSCAN BRING UP SOMETHING THAT HAPPENED IN THE NEWS. ASK KIDS WHAT THEY THINK ABOUT IT. PRESENT INTERESTINGQUESTIONS AND IDEAS TO PROVOKE THOUGHT AND ENCOURAGE CONVERSATION WITH YOUR CHILDREN. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 11
  12. 12. FAMILY NIGHT IDEAS24. LET KIDS PREPARE AND SERVE THE MEAL. IF YOU’VE GOT AT LEAST ONE CHILD THAT’S OLD ENOUGH TO HANDLE MAKING SANDWICHES AND PREPARING A SALAD, SEE WHAT YOUR KIDS COME UP WITH TO SERVE THE FAMILY FOR DINNER. LEAVE SETTING THE TABLE UP TO THEM. MOST KIDS WILL LOVE THIS ONE. 25. SHARE GHOST STORIES BY THE FIREPLACE. IN THE COOL FALL OR CHILLY WINTER, GATHER THE FAMILY AROUND THE FIREPLACE AFTER DINNER FOR HOT COCOA ANDGHOST STORIES. MAKE UP SOME FUN STORIES OR LET YOUR KIDSDO THE TELLING. IF PEOPLE RUN OUT OF STORIES, HAVE A BOOK NEARBY THAT’S AGE-APPROPRIATE FOR ALL THE CHILDREN. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 12
  13. 13. FAMILY NIGHT IDEASREFLECTION WHETHER YOU HAVE A FAMILY NIGHT THAT’S INTRIGUING, FULL OF FUN,EDUCATIONAL, OR A LITTLE BIT OF HARD WORK, YOUR CHILDREN WILL LOOK FORWARD TO THAT NIGHT OF SHARING WITH GREAT ANTICIPATION. http://www.PersonalDevelopmentMaster.com 13
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