The Best Family Fun Ideas

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It seems like life is just so busy these days. And, because of those days, it’s hard to fit in family fun time.

But, that time is so important! So, let’s find some pockets of time and reconnect with our family.

These family fun ideas will give you tons of ideas, whether you’ve got an hour or a whole day. Let’s make some memories together!

Connect with your family and make lot of memories with these simple and fun ideas for family fun and adventures. You'll have a great time together!

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Family Fun Ideas

Whether you want to use your family time to give back to your community or you want to settle in for a cozy evening at home, you’ll find plenty of ideas below.

Which of these ideas are you going to plan?

Family Fun Ideas

Make memories and go on adventures together with all of these awesome family fun ideas.
Family Friendly Movies for Family Movie Night

Family Friendly Movies for Family Movie Night

Have a family movie night together! Here are some great tips and movie suggestions.

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Go on a Family Adventure and Discover a "New to You" Park

Go on a Family Adventure and Discover a "New to You" Park

Get out and explore together while you discover a new park.

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Tips for Hiking With Young Children

Tips for Hiking With Young Children

Get outside and explore on a hike. These tips will help make your trip fun and successful.

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10 Fun Walk Ideas for Families

10 Fun Walk Ideas for Families

Walks don't have to be boring! Check out these great ideas for family walks.

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Easy to Play Card Games for Family Game Night

Easy to Play Card Games for Family Game Night

Have a family game night with one of these great card games.

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June Simple Family Fun Ideas

June Simple Family Fun Ideas

These simple family fun ideas are perfect for summer!

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Tips for Observing the Night Sky for Kids

Tips for Observing the Night Sky for Kids

Go outside and observe the night sky with your family.

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Gratitude Conversation Starters

Gratitude Conversation Starters

Start a conversation about gratitude with this free printable set of conversation starters.

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Volunteer As a Family - Support Your Local Food Bank

Volunteer As a Family - Support Your Local Food Bank

Volunteer together with these great ideas to help support your local food bank.

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Fun Ways to Help Your Local Animal Shelter

Fun Ways to Help Your Local Animal Shelter

Volunteer together to help your local animal shelter with these fun ideas.

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10 Reasons to Visit a State Park This Weekend (Or Any Weekend)

10 Reasons to Visit a State Park This Weekend (Or Any Weekend)

Go on an adventure to visit a nearby state park. There are so many fun things to do there!

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Family Bird Watching Club

Family Bird Watching Club

Start a new hobby with your family and learn all about birds.

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Top 10 Simple Summer Field Trips

Top 10 Simple Summer Field Trips

Go on a simple field trip with your family. These ideas are fun for summertime, but you can really do them any time of the year.

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200 Fun Ideas for Your Summer Bucket List

200 Fun Ideas for Your Summer Bucket List

Make a summer bucket list and fill it with one of these great ideas!

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Creative Family Fun Nights: Spooky Stories

Creative Family Fun Nights: Spooky Stories

Have a fun family night telling spooky (but not too scary) stories.

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Creative Family Fun Nights: Family Olympics

Creative Family Fun Nights: Family Olympics

Get active together with this fun idea for a family outdoor game day.

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Creative Family Fun Nights: Paper Airplane Races

Creative Family Fun Nights: Paper Airplane Races

Build and race paper airplanes with this simple family fun night idea.

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Creative Family Fun Nights: Family Interviews

Creative Family Fun Nights: Family Interviews

Get to know each other better with a fun night of family interviews.

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Perfect Puzzles for the Family to Enjoy This Holiday Season

Perfect Puzzles for the Family to Enjoy This Holiday Season

Work a jigsaw puzzle together with these great suggestions.

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July Simple Family Fun Ideas

July Simple Family Fun Ideas

Have some summer fun with these simple family adventure ideas.

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Simple Family Fun Ideas for May

Simple Family Fun Ideas for May

Spring is a great time to go on a family adventure. Try one of these simple ideas!

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Neighborhood Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Neighborhood Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Explore your neighborhood this Halloween with this fun scavenger hunt idea.

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Recommended Resources for Family Fun Ideas

I keep several books at home that are full of fun things I can do with my family. It’s so nice to have all these ideas at my fingertips! Here are some books I recommend:

More Resources for Families

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Simple and Fun Activities for Toddlers

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Nature Activity Books for Young Explorers

Connect with Other Families

Join our fun Facebook community, Creative Family Fun for Busy Families, for daily activities that are great for kids and families. We’ll chat, share, and have fun. It’s a safe and private place to share ideas for family and kids activities.

I’d love for you to join me! Just click the link below, request to join, and answer the questions (they’re easy, I promise). Come join the fun! Join the Creative Family Fun for Busy Families community here.

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Terri is a writer and mom of two elementary-aged girls. She has a passion for learning and is always looking for ways to make learning fun. You can find her here writing about fun learning activities, art, craft, and family fun ideas.

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