11 Ways to Maximize Family Time This Summer

The sun is shining and the bees are buzzing which means summer is here!  Between work, hectic schedules and appointments it can be tough to squeeze in some quality family time.

Spending quality time with family strengthens your family bonds, creates happy memories, and helps you connect with your kids. Make this summer all about family time!

Check out our tips to get more “we” time this summer!

1 – Involve the kids in chores and errands. Invent a family clean-up game where you compete to see who can pick up the most toys the fastest.

2 – Take a break from scheduled activities. It can be tough to squeeze in family time when you’re too busy running from one thing to the next. Unwind with some unstructured family time.

3 – Teach them to cook. If you’re making dinner, get them to help prepare the meals. It’s a great way to get them learning a new skill too!

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4 –Grab some grub and a blanket and head out to your backyard for a family picnic. A perfect way to get some fresh air.

5 – Jump on a Springfree. There’s so much you can do! Check out our list 50 ways to use your Springfree Trampoline.

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6 – Make it a family game night with charades and Pictionary. You can even turn it into a family tournament to see who wins!

7 – Have a board game night. Pull out your family favourite board games and get playing!

8 – Pitch the tent in the backyard and have a backyard camp-out! Roast marshmallows, tell stories and sleep under the stars right in your own backyard. Check out our tips for a backyard camping adventure!

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9 – Dust off the puzzles. Building a puzzle is a great way to spend time together problem-solving.

10 – Unplug and unwind. Take a break from devices and spend an afternoon outdoors and getting back to nature.

11 – Have a backyard movie night on your Springfree trampoline. See how to do it!

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