46 Ways to Bring Fun to Your Family

Need something fun to do with your kids, fast?

Want to know which adventures are sure to please kids and parents, both?

You’ve come to the right place!

In this final article for My Kids’ Adventures I’ll share the top picks from our editorial team, writers and you—our readers—so you can zero in on the tried-and-tested fun.

Whether you’re looking for something new to do with your family or want to revisit an adventure you’ve enjoyed before, you’re sure to find something exciting to do together.

Want to know which of our 205 adventures are sure to please? Check out these top picks from our editors, writers and readers to bring fun to your family.

Why Bring Fun to Your Family?

My Kids’ Adventures was launched in July 2013 as a site for quick, easy, inexpensive activities that busy parents (and grandparents) can do together with their kids (ages 5-11).

With 205 articles on the site, each hand-picked to promote fun, adventure and togetherness among parents and kids, you’re sure to find activities your family will love. This list will help narrow it down.

Just choose something that looks like fun and do it with your kids. Do one today or this weekend—don’t wait for “someday.” Bring fun to your family now and build a lifetime of happy memories.



Top 10 Activities for Kids: How to Have Endless Fun With Your Kids

Want some tried-and-tested adventures to do with your school-age kids?

Looking for something fun to do… fast?

In this article I’ll show you the 10 most popular My Kids’ Adventures articles of 2013.

Whether you discover something new from this list or revisit a favorite activity from earlier in the year, you’re sure to find something fun for your family to do together.

Discover something new or revisit a favorite activity from earlier in the year--you're sure to find something fun for your family to do together.

Why Fun With Your Kids?

Our site was launched in July 2013 as a place for busy parents like you to find adventures to do with your kids—quick, easy, inexpensive and close-to-home activities you can do together.

Check out this video from our founder.

We’ve sorted through all of the articles published this year so you won’t have to. The top 10 adventures you see below represent the best of the best—activities that have been tried, liked and shared the most by families just like yours.

You know they’re going to be fun, so here’s a challenge…



12 Fun Christmas Gift Activities for Kids

Do your children disappear as soon as the last present is unwrapped?

Dreaming of a Christmas day doing fun activities as a family?

If only there was a way to tie up togetherness with a bow, or fit fun (and inexpensive) family activities into a stocking.

There is a way! The editors of My Kids’ Adventures have searched the web to find 12 perfect pastimes that can be packaged up and presented under the tree.

In this article, I’ll show you how easy it is to give the gift of time spent together with a dozen ideas for fun-filled activities. Pick one your kids will love, print it out, package it up and play!

Make the holidays memorable and create something together with your kids. Find an activity your family can do together that can be packaged as gifts.

Why Give Activities as Gifts?

What do your kids really need from you this Christmas?

Their lists may be filled with overpriced electronics and noisy plastic toys, but half of those will probably be abandoned before the ball drops on New Year’s and the other half may cause your children to abandon you to a beeping screen.

A gift that would strengthen your family’s relationship and create fun memories without breaking the bank would be so much better. I’ll show you how. It’s easy.



How to Create Glow-In-The-Dark Bowling In Your Home

Looking for a fun twist on an evening in with the kids?

Love the crash of knocking down pins, but not the questionable fashion of rental shoes?

Try glow-in-the-dark nighttime bowling at home.

It’s bowling with a little something extra that is sure to get your kids so excited they’ll jump off the couch, turn off the TV and play—no silly shoes required!

In this article I’ll show you all you need to create this indoor adventure.

Glow-in-the-dark bowling: Discover a simple, inexpensive activity that will get your kids moving and giggling, and telling their friends all about it.

Why Bowling?

Bowling has been entertaining families for thousands of years. Some researchers have traced the history of bowling back as far as 3200 BC.

Granted, the sport has changed a bit since ancient Egypt. But it has continued to grow in popularity and is now enjoyed by some 95 million people in 90 countries.

Now you can experience bowling at home!


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