When saving money and tightening the purse strings one of the first things to go is the Kids Activities & Family Entertainment. This doesn’t have to be the case as there are a number of practical things that you can do to still enjoy an active social life and keep all of the family entertained without spending a fortune.
It is important to spend quality time with your children and family when they are young as this creates a special bond between you. The kids activities, early childhood learning activities and other family activities listed here have the added benefit of teaching your kids how to be creative when entertaining themselves and also helps them to form good financial habits, such as not having to spend a lot of money to have fun.
When you have kids you can make shopping for essential items fun. Kids toy and furniture sales usually occur around a holiday and a fun activity is to involve your child in deciding how they would like to arrange or re-arrange the furniture in their room. These activities stretch your child’s’ imagination, resourcefulness and fosters their creativity.
So whether you are a couple with young kids, family with student aged children, movie buff, fitness fanatic or simply enjoy going out socially then Ideas to Save Money has something for you. The wide selection of Free kids activities and entertainment ideas will provide you with plenty of things to do, but still allow you to Save Money on an array of Entertainment Activities.
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Games and Activities For Kids
If you want to keep the kids entertained at home on weekends or holiday then you should get some butchers paper and water colour paints and learn to paint together. By re-using scrap or butchers paper for this activity you can save some money on kids entertainment. Alternatively, to avoid the mess of painting you can use pencils or crayons and have a drawing competition amongst the children. View All 15 Different Tips
Activities & Games That Are Educational
There are lots of different knowledge based board games on the market that are very educational for kids of all ages. Some of the more popular games include Trivial Pursuit, TriBond, Cranium, Scrabble, Upwords, Game of Knowledge and the scene it DVD game. You can use these games to create an enjoyable family activity at home that has the added incentive for teenagers to learn by giving them the opportunity to beat mum and dad. View All 11 Different Tips
The Swedes have always known about how good log cabins are so imagine a delightful wooden cabin in your garden and how it could be enjoyed with your children. Time spent in there would be enjoyable and would be great for all your family.View Trentan Log Cabins Available
Fun Car Games for Kids
Playing word games in the car is a great way to pass the time on a long holiday car trip. A really good word game for the car is to pick a specific topic (eg: country, celebrity, Australian city, etc) and then everyone takes it in turns to say a non-repeated country that begins with the letter that the previous person’s word ended in. (ie: France => Ethiopia => Australia, etc). Players are eliminated from the game when they can’t think of an answer within 1 or 2 minutes and after the game finishes you can just start again with a different topic. View All 8 Different Tips
Cheap Party Activities For Kids
At your kids birthday party the good old traditional game of hide and seek is a really fun activity that kids of all ages with enjoy. As an added variation to hide and seek you can play ‘Sardines’. With this party game one person has to hide and all of the other kids have to search for them. Then as each person discovers the hiding person they have to hide with them, causing them to squeeze together in a small hiding place just like sardines in a can. View All 9 Different Tips
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Free Entertainment Ideas For The Family
You can get free family entertainment and enjoy a really fun activity by going to one of your local parks or gardens and having a relaxing picnic lunch. You can save lots of money by packing your own food and drinks, as well as taking a football or bat and ball and get some much needed exercise in the great outdoors. View All 14 Different Tips
Save On Family Activities At Home
Instead of going out for dinner a great way to save money is to invite your friends or relatives over to your home and get everybody to bring something to eat. This cuts out the cost of an expensive night out but still provides a fun family activity that everyone can enjoy. View All 12 Different Tips
Simple Activities For Babies
Babies love a routine and if you follow a consistent pattern throughout the day then you will find that they are much more content and happy. The best routine to follow is the feed, play and then sleep routine during the day so that your baby gets to know what will happen next. Be consistent with this routine and during the play time try to perform the same games, songs or activities for babies. View All 11 Different Tips