Summer vacations are just around the corner and it’s quite obvious that you might be making plans and looking for some really good options to spend some quality time with your family. Of course, it takes time to come to a decision as to what would be the best way to have fun during those warmer days – not to mention the thinking that goes in it!
Well, guess what? We’ve piled up some fun activities, which would not only make your search much easier, but also ensure that you have a really good time. So, read on and pick an activity that catches your eye!
We all love tasty and delicious food, don’t we? But the only thing is our taste and choice is different from one another. Food makes our stomach happy and when you’ve got a happy stomach it ultimately keeps your body healthy and mind active. For children, perhaps the best way to bring a smile on their face is by offering them their favourite food. So, why not take them to a restaurant that offers exotic cuisine, such as a Thai, Portuguese, Indian or Turkey? And if you’re looking for more options, then simply choose a country, surf about its food and culture on the internet and then search for restaurants that offer that cuisine in your area.
A visit to museum
Offering knowledge and entertainment all at the same time, a museum is the best place to visit with your kids. With a large number of historical, scientific and cultural things, it is indeed a good choice to amuse children. If you have kids below the age of eight, then National Army Museum of London could be a right place to go. It has a lot of inter actional exhibitions and a play base. It also runs virtual constructional challenge from time to time in which children are invited to construct buildings that don’t topple over.
A movie tonight
Watching movies is always fun and when you are sharing the screen with your family, then it becomes all the more special. Star Wars, Frozen, Baby’s Day Out, The Lion King, Top Hat, Baby Take A Bow, Stuart Little, etc. are some of the old movies that can entertain children and make their day.
No matter whether you are sitting on a rock on the bank of a river and fishing in clear blue water or have gone to a fishing club, it is something that everybody likes. Good for all ages of people, fishing is entertaining and a great way to improve self-esteem. It is pocket friendly and good for kids, as it develops self confidence and coordination. This is one such activity that teaches children a lot about the importance of patience. Well, you could say that this activity is like killing two birds with one stone – it is a medium for entertainment and a good source of vitamin D.
Learn a new skill
Summer is good time for children to not only take up new skills, but also to master the previously acquired ones by more practise. There are many activities that you can teach your kids like making flowers out of paper, painting or pencil sketching, playing classic card games – Rummy, Uno and Heart etc. Other outdoor activities like horse riding, pottery, cycling, etc can also be beneficial for kids this summer.
Shining and twinkling stars in the night sky have been children’s all time favourite activity for ages. Star gazing is something that not only your kids, but even you’ll enjoy a lot because it helps you relax your mind and body – we can certainly put money on that one! So what are you waiting for? Go get a star chart and let your kids know how the position of these tiny stars changes every hour. Also, the feeling of fresh air before they hit the sack will ensure that they have a long and good night’s sleep.
A day for Adventure
If you are someone who wants to get your heart beat racing, then why not take up an adrenaline filled activity? Whether it is going for land rover off roading on a bumpy path full of mud, rocks, sand and man-made obstacles or scuba diving under the crystal clear ocean water, adventurous activities like these always awakens the beast in you! Besides, it develops confidence in you, ultimately helping you to take up any problem or challenge that’s thrown your way. Not to mention, the memories you can create with your friends or family members.
No matter how long is your vacation, picnic always falls at the top of your holiday’s activity list. So, pack your bag with lots of snacks, games, cold-drinks, and a pair of fresh clothes and get going with your family because hey, it is picnic time! Well, well, well, do not forget to carry your favourite cookies and chocolates.
So there we have it, our top 8 activities for you to etch countless memories in your heart!