family day activities to do

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Every February, we get the the chance to spend some much needed time with our families. As the years go by, sometimes the ability to be together lessens; as hectic work or school schedules and relationships take over. Family Day is an important day to enjoy the little moments and simple activities together: sharing a meal, engaging in conversation, participating in fun exciting games, or embracing new challenges around the house. These all have an enormous impact on both children and families, as they help build a stronger community and develop a sense of identity.

We live in a very diverse and multicultural country, which is reflective in our daily habits or cultural activities. There are many different ways to enjoy Family Day: some families might prefer spending the day in the coziness of their own home, while others would rather take advantage of the outdoors. Whatever the choice, take advantage of spending the long weekend together with family-friendly fun!

Make this Family Day a tradition for your family. Let it be an opportunity to celebrate your commitment to your family and values. Use this day to create new traditions and carry on old ones. We’ve made it easier to find some great ideas and activities you can do together – and on budget! Take a look at our top things to do for Family Day and let it inspire new traditions, and develop new bonds with those who are you keep closest to the heart.

Good Ol’ Fashioned House Cleaning

Take a moment to make your house into a home! Get the family involved in cleaning up the house. If it’s a big job – we have big help! Get all the corners picked up, floors scrubbed and $20 OFF when you sign up for house cleaning. Want to vacuum, but need a better suction? Redeem our coupon for a new central vacuum system that will clean up any room in the house: from dirty children’s room to messy kitchens. Kids got messy closets  and you need more room? Get 40% OFF any closet redesign and let the kids clean out their closets easily!

Make It A Movie Night

“Pop” the popcorn, spread out some blankets, and relax on the couch as you watch your favorite family movie together. Why stop there? When you can add more great titles to your family film collection. Stop by Buy & Sell Kings to purchase a new movie and get one FREE! Whether, it’s horror, comedy or romance your family is looking for, you’ll be sure to find it in their large selection. Make your Family Movie Night more interesting! Play a movie trivia game with the kids and get in on the laughter as you guess famous actors or actresses, and other movies they’ve been featured in.

Activities, Games & Sports

There is an endless supply of fun-filled activities your family can enjoy participating in this Family Day. Play some “brain” exercise games like trivia, puzzles or jigsaws, even chess can be fun when it requires a lot of strategy. Don’t forget about the classic board games (we all grew up playing). For the tech-savvy lovers, there’s a whole array of video game selections: XBOX, Playstation or Nintendo consoles. Get a ping pong or billiards table, and test out your skills in a competitive family match-up. Prefer the outdoors? Bundle up, put on comfortable shoes and go on a “family walk”. If you have a nice trail nearby, take advantage of it. If it’s a snowy white day, build a snowman! Take in the fresh air in the backyard or at the park with a friendly sports game. No matter what you choose – make sure to enjoy the fun!

Dine In or Order Out

Most people say, “there’s nothing more important than eating together.” And it’s true! Research proves that families who spend meals eating together (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) have positive effects and benefits on child development. Take advantage of Family Day to enjoy your favorite meals together. We’ve made it easier for you to choose from a great selection of places you can eat-in or take-out. Get your dinner started with a gyro dinner, chicken souvlaki, New York steak or ribs combo and a receive a  FREE Entree when you order at South Shore Bar &Grill. Don’t forget to view their kid’s menu. Sink your teeth into over 200+ (and growing) flavours of deliciously mouth-watering wings and receive 15% OFF your dine-in order at AllStar Wings & Ribs. Want to make it a pizza night? No kid can resist the powers of pizza! Parents get excited, when you buy a Medium or Large Pizza at Domino’s – get the 2nd Pizza FREE! Enjoy your favorite foods, but remember to enjoy the moments together.

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