My Sweet Nothings

All that linger in my mind …

45 Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Kids


Want to connect with your kids? Want to spend quality time with your kids?

Here’s 45 Ideas for Sharing Time Together

  1. Drive to different places (It’s great talking time)
  2. Go camping
  3. Go to a park
  4. Go fishing
  5. Explore nature
  6. Go to the mall for a favorite treat
  7. Create new recipes
  8. Go to a new restaurant
  9. Explore art exhibits and museums
  10. Complete chores together (fold clothes; wash/dry dishes)
  11. Just hang out talking
  12. Play sports
  13. Do family service projects
  14. Spend time with extended family
  15. Do a home improvement project
  16. Tell each other stories
  17. Go through family photo albums
  18. Play music
  19. Grow a garden
  20. Read to each other
  21. Go to temple
  22. Give each child one-on-one time before bed
  23. Watch—and talk about—movies
  24. Care for other family members (grandparents, ill family members)
  25. Visit coffee shops
  26. Ride bikes
  27. Pray together
  28. Go to (or organize) family reunions
  29. Go for grocery shopping
  30. Go to the farmer’s market
  31. Take cooking classes
  32. Create photo stories about your family history
  33. Bake treats
  34. Exercise together
  35. Go swimming
  36. Teach each other something new
  37. Invite a neighbor family to share a meal
  38. Enjoy time outside
  39. Play card games
  40. Play board games
  41. Walk down to the creek through the woods
  42. Sing together
  43. Watch sports together
  44. Do puzzles
  45. Work on a hobby


Author: Vasantha Vivek

I am Vasantha Vivek. A happy woman, daughter, sister, wife, mother, teacher, friend, mentor, seeker, lover …….I enjoy reading and writing very much … I start & end my days with reading … Now I started writing also … so come …My Sweet Nothings …

21 thoughts on “45 Ways to Spend Quality Time With Your Kids

  1. Love this list. So many great ideas. It would be fun to print it off and work through all of them (or at least as many as possible) with my kids. Thanks!

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  2. Reblogged this on Dream Big, Dream Often and commented:
    Meet My Sweet Nothings!!

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  3. Reblogged this on A bit of a geeky mom and commented:
    Lot of cool ideas!!

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  4. Wow! That’s a long list of great ideas…we do quite a few already! Keen to try out 32 and 34…

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  5. I love cooking with them and travelling to any place. working on a hobby is also our favourite option. Nice list Vasantha, almost you covered everything that we can enjoy with kids

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  6. Fantastic ideas to create memories and teach values!

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  7. great ideas, are children are so precious and I was lucky enough to just have two weeks of travel with them, it was wonderful!

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