Spring is here! Now is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the warmer weather. With that in mind, we have 10 ways to get active together as a family, PLUS a printable calendar for April. From outdoor adventures to indoor activities, these ideas are sure to spark fun and have you on a little family adventure of your own! Get your April printable calendar Click the image below for a PDF calendar that’s easy to print. Use this calendar to schedule a little family fun in April. Add your appointments, classes, activities, etc. Then add a few ideas for fun as a family. We have some fun ways to get active together on the next page for you. Want additional ideas for indoor family adventure this month? Get this list of 8 FREE indoor activities that your kids will LOVE. NEXT PAGE 10 Ways to Get Active as a Family Fly a Kite Cue the song from Mary Poppins, “Let’s Go Fly a Kite. Up to the Highest Height……” When the breeze is right, go fly a kite. You can buy a kite or make your own. Making your own kite can be fun. Take a look at the Benjamin Franklin kite from PBS Break out the Twister mat Who doesn’t love a game of Twister? It gets you moving and is fun to play. Spring Cleaning Make a game out of household chores and get the house clean. Make it a race or play some music to rock out as you clean. Get Rolling Head to a local skating rink and go roller skating. Ride bikes after dinner Get out and cycle the neighborhood or go to a local park. Remember to print this month’s family fun calendar, then click here for an extra 10 FREE indoor family adventures you can do this month.” Create a Meal Plan Sit down as a family and create a list of meals you want to cook this week. Studies show that when kids help plan and cook meals, they get excited, and are more likely to eat those meals. This can help even the pickiest of eaters try new things. Get our April Family Friendly Meal Plan here. Sign up to receive FREE meal planning tips and monthly meal plans delivered directly to your email. Take the family to the store or the farmer’s market and go shopping. If you have a Pick Your Own farm nearby, you can have fun picking berries this month. Get to Work in the Yard Plant flowers or start a garden. For many of us, the last frost date is past or almost here. You can grow fresh veggies for the family. Wash the Car Kids all love to play in the water. So get out and clean the winter grime off the car. Kids can also wash their bicycles and get them ready for a spring ride. Get Walking Get everyone in the family a pedometer and get walking. Make it a challenge and set weekly goals to make it fun. Don’t forget the dog on your walks. They need exercise too. Have a Ball Grab a ball and head out for a game of basketball, tennis, catch, etc. I hope this gives you plenty of ideas for family fun this month. I hope you’ll get out and create great family memories together.
10 Ways to Get Active as a Family- Printable calendar and activities for indoor and outdoor fun
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