Early YearsPrimary

Fun Family Activities for Meal Time

Over the years, I’ve posed a simple question to my kids: “What makes you happy?” Without fail, their answers always circle back to one common theme—spending time talking to each other. To nurture this happiness, we’ve made it a priority to gather around the table for at least one meal each day. It’s become a cherished routine, providing us with an opportunity to connect and check in with each other. 

During these moments, screens are set aside, and genuine conversations take center stage. Our discussions range from daily activities, upcoming events, problems/challenges, and family trips to current events and world news. We have also added fun games to our meals. Here are a few of our favorites:

Funny Questions: https://wehavekids.com/family-relationships/Funny-Questions-to-Ask-Kids

Riddles:https://www.prodigygame.com/main-en/blog/riddles-for-kids/

Would you rather Questions: https://parade.com/964027/parade/would-you-rather-questions/

Trivia games: https://kidpillar.com/300-fun-trivia-questions-for-kids-with-answers/

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives, finding time to gather around the table for a family meal might seem like a luxury. However, family meals create a space for connection and bonding, allowing family members to share their experiences, discuss their day, and strengthen the ties that bind. This shared time fosters a sense of unity and belonging.

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