10 activities to do with your kids this weekend

Make the most of family time with these fun ideas for kid-friendly activities
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Getting quality time with your family can seem like a bit of an impossible task these days, but with a little bit of planning, it’s easy to find activities that everyone can get on board with.

Whether it’s exploring the outdoors or starting up a regular family game night, there are plenty of ways to get the whole family together for some fun.

Watch the video above to see what Jerome and Di Kaino’s family tradition is, and check out our list of 10 activities you can do with your family below for more inspiration!

Jerome and Di Kaino love to get outdoors with their little ones.

1. Explore the outdoors

We Kiwis are lucky enough to have beautiful beaches, forests and parks right on our doorstep and kids love an opportunity to explore new places. If they get a little muddy on their adventures, never fear – stains won’t stand a chance against SARD WONDER Complete Action.

2. Plant something in the garden

Kids will love watching their plants grow over time, and it could be a great way to get them to eat more fruit and veggies too!

3. Go for a picnic

With warmer weather on the way, now’s the perfect time to put together a picnic basket and head out to your local park to enjoy a little al fresco dining.

4. Get together for movie night

Save money on pricey cinema tickets and get the family together for a cosy movie night in at home – perfect for a rainy day!

5. Make a meal together

There’s nothing quite like family time spent enjoying a delicious meal together, and getting the kids involved in the cooking process makes it all the more memorable.

6. Get sporty

Get the kids active and enjoy a game of backyard cricket, touch rugby, and more.

7. Get creative

From painting to arts and crafts, your kids will love getting creative with you. And with Christmas coming up soon, it’s the perfect opportunity to create your own tree ornaments, or put together homemade gifts for friends and family.

8. Go camping

Spending a night outdoors (even if it’s in your own backyard!) is a special experience that your kids will remember forever.

9. Start a game night

Go old school and turn off the TV in favour of everyone’s favourite board games. Take turns hosting with friends and family to keep things interesting – and competitive!

10. Plan a day out

Whether it’s visiting the zoo, playing a round of mini golf or checking out kid-friendly exhibitions at your nearest museum, there are plenty of options that the whole family can enjoy.

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