Spending Spring With The Family
Thursday Apr 13th, 2023
Spring is a wonderful season to spend time with your family. The sun is shining, the plants are growing and there are smiles all around! Spring's arrival gives us a boost of energy and excitement, making it the prime time to get outside and enjoy the weather warming up! To take advantage of this perfect time of year, here are some fun and creative ways to spend time with your family during spring!
Go for a nature walk
Reconnect with nature. Enjoy the beauty of spring by taking a walk or hiking through a nearby park or nature trail. You can look for wildflowers, listen to the birds singing, and enjoy the fresh air as a family. Play games like 'I Spy' together to pass the time and see how many animals you can point out as you make your way through the trail.
Have a picnic
Plan a picnic perfect spring day! Head out on a spontaneous picnic at your favourite park! Pack a special lunch, grab an outdoor blanket, and head to a nearby park for a family picnic. You can enjoy homemade sandwiches, fruit, and snacks, while you play outdoor games or activities!
Plant a garden
Grow this season! Spring is the perfect time to start a garden with your family. Together you can decide what you'd like to grow in your backyard, whether it be flowers, vegetables, or herbs! Head to the store together to purchase the seeds and gardening materials you will need to get started. As the plants grow you can spend time nurturing them together as a family.
Fly a kite
It's time to fly high! Grab your kite this spring and head to a local park to take it for a spin! Spring offers the perfect breezy conditions for kite flying, you are sure to get it in the air flying high! If kite flying is a new activity for you take the time to learn and laugh with your family as you navigate it!
Go on a bike ride
Enjoy the sunshine on your bicycle! Rent some bikes or take a ride on your own bike and explore a new bike trail in the city! If your little ones are beginner bikers simply take a leisurely ride through your neighbourhood. Getting outside and getting active is the perfect way to spend a spring day together! If you are feeling ambitious, why not bike to an ice cream shop nearby to get a treat?
Visit a farmer's market
Let's do some shopping! Spring is the season when farmers' markets start popping up everywhere. It’s a great opportunity to introduce your family to fresh and locally sourced produce and try some new foods. There are also many talented and unique vendors selling different products, so it's perfect for shopping together! Enjoy a delicious lunch at the market after you pick up some goodies to take home.
Take a day trip
It's time for a little adventure! Plan a day trip with your family to a nearby town or attraction. You can explore new sights, try new foods, and make memories together. The kids will be so excited to hear that they are going to a mysterious place where they are going to have a fantastic time!
Have an outdoor movie night
This movie-night idea is spring perfect! Head to your backyard and hang a white sheet to project the movie of your choice on! As a family arrange pillows, blankets and comfy seating before the movie begins. Then all there is left to do is make some popcorn, grab some snacks and enjoy! It’s a fun and cozy way to spend some quality time together.
There are endless possibilities for enjoying time with your family during the spring months. The key is to find activities that everyone will love and create lasting memories together. We hope you are able to try out a few of these ideas during the season to make it the best spring of all!