In winter, our state of mind suffers. The energy and the well-arranged specific to the hot days is replaced by a melancholy state. You can beautify your cold days with family fun activities.
We show you how you can get out of the rut and have fun with your loved ones. Here are 10 activities that the whole family can participate in and that will energize and bless you all.
1. Organize a mini-show
Before dinner, stage a show that will include you all. Each one of you to demonstrate your talent, it can be about performing a song, reciting a poem, a special dance or a gymnastics demonstration. Children can make short stories inspired by short stories. You can even make a competition and appoint an arbitrator
It does not take too much organization, a short number, 2-3 minutes, it is enough to have a lot of fun and laugh over saturated. Don't forget to take some pictures to remember these special moments you spend together.
2. Dance break
When you start to feel irritated and the children seem to find their place, the fastest way to break the tension is an unexpected dance break. Let go of the music and take your children to dance, they will enjoy themselves, and you will get rid of the negative state, filling yourself with energy with their laughter and dance moves.
Prepare a special playlist for this, think of songs that will please your little ones and when you see that the atmosphere is loaded, just press "play".
3. The day without screens
Choose a day of the week when you spend time at home with no screens. That means no television, video games, computer, tablet or phones. Often these gadgets get us tired more than just relaxing, and a little break from them is welcome.
You can play something in the family, games like Monopoly or card games are perfect for a family night out. You can also draw watercolors and draw together or make handmade decor items.
4. Evening movies
Winter evenings are perfect for watching family movies. Set that once a week to see a movie together. Each one of you will come to pick a movie one evening and the whole family will watch it.
Winter has three months, so you can make themed months, a month dedicated to animations, a month for musicals, a month for comedies.
5. Go to the museum or the theater
Spend a day visiting the museum. There are plenty of options depending on one's passions, you can go to the natural history museum, the national history museum or the art one. Also, you can go on a planetarium night, the children will definitely be delighted to see the constellations and find out more about them.
Children's plays are also a way to spend time with the little ones, whether it's puppet theater or traditional theater.
6. Cook together
Cooking is a very relaxing activity, and during the winter you can teach the little ones some of the secrets of the kitchen.
You can approach the traditional cuisines of the world, in a Mexican week, in another Chinese or Italian. Do not forget a day dedicated to the preparation of delicious desserts. It will be a joy not only to cook, but to eat them together.
Cooking with you, the children will develop their dexterity and will understand that the food prepared at home with love is healthier and tastier than the fast food. At the same time, if you choose to cook together at home, you can prepare meals made from fresh and healthy ingredients.
7. Time of movement
Physical exercises are essential for a healthy development and a good mood. During the winter you can move in the living room with the little ones. Put on the rhythmic music and start the series of exercises, it will catch you and your child well.
You do not have to do complicated exercises, some series of genoflexions, splints and abdomens are enough to get you out of the specific state of lethargy in winter. In addition, the sport will give you energy and you will feel much better after a session of movement, and in this way you will give a positive example to the child.
It is essential that the child understands the importance of physical exercises for health, and for this he must have you as a model for a healthy lifestyle.
8. The day dedicated to puzzles
Make family puzzles, each one can contribute to his achievement and then you can frame it. In addition, the puzzles help the little boy to develop his analytical thinking in a fun way. And parents have to gain from this activity, because they help us relax, and every hour spent with the little ones is a delight for us, parents.
9. Role Playing Games
Change roles for several hours. Parents are children, and children are parents. It will be very fun to see the little ones trying to behave like adults. In addition, it is an interesting exercise with which you can figure out how the little ones will perceive you. And the little ones will immediately join this game and try to imitate you as they can.
10. Outdoor activities
Playing in the snow is a joy of childhood and we cannot let winter go by without enjoying it. Even if it is cold outside, if you dress well, you can take advantage of the snow and the specific activities that this season brings. Make a snowman together, make angels, slap, go to the ice rink or organize a snowball fight - children against parents.
If you practice winter sports, take a weekend getaway to the mountains. The clean air will do well for the children, and from 3 years you can already put the skis on their feet, while the snowboard can be used by children from 8-9 years.
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