At Home

GAMES

  1. Game Night (Board Games)
  2. Minute to Win It Game Night
  3. Inside Snowball Fight
  4. Laser Tag/Nerf Tag
  5. Family Truth or Dare Night (App for that)
  6. Indoor Obstacle Course
  7. Indoor Laser Maze
  8. Wacky Game Night
  9. Blanket Fort Building
  10. Family Jigsaw Puzzle Night
  11. Inside Camping
  12. Mad-Lib Night
  13. Charades
  14. Heads up-( App for this)
  15. Cornhole or bean bag toss
  16. Sock War
  17. Would You Rather?

 

ARTS & CRAFT

  1. Family Painting Night
  2. Craft Night
  3. Pirate Night
  4. Lego Night
  5. Tie-Dye Night
  6. Sand Art
  7. Costume Party
  8. Christmas Decorations Night
  9. Sports Night (Crazy fan costumes; Make signs; Pick brackets; Points for right picks/scores)

 

FOOD

  1. Cooking Night
  2. S’Mores Night
  3. Fondue Night
  4. Baking Cookies
  5. Sundae Party
  6. Inside Picnic
  7. Taco Night
  8. Snack Taste-Testing Challenges
  9. Make Your Own Pizza Night
  10. Family Waffle Bar
  11. Fairytale Mystery Dinner
  12. Fancy & Formal Family Dinner
  13. Christmas in July
  14. Travel Abroad Night (Meal, dress, and activities country themed)
  15. Pack food and head to local park for dinner and play

 

DRAMA/ FINE ARTS

  1. Movie Night
  2. Dance Party
  3. Karaoke Night
  4. Indoor Drive-Ins
  5. Make Your Own Movie Night
  6. Talent Night
  7. Act Out Bible Stories
  8. Write riddles/ tell knock, knock jokes
  9. Pen pal letters

OUT and ABOUT

  1. Backyard Camping
  2. Glow Stick Hide & Seek
  3. Scavenger Hunt Night
  4. Gravatopia
  5. Photography trip- favorite things
  6. Free Mini- golf downtown Spartanburg
  7. Catch fireflies
  8. Bonfire (or firepit) and roast marshmallows and hotdogs.
  9. Grab mason jars and catch lightning bugs
  10. Take a walk around your neighborhood
  11. Take a walk in in downtown Spartanburg and stop for ice cream
  12. Take a bike ride on the Mary Rail Trail
  13. Go fly a kite.
  14. Lay on blankets in the back yard and star gaze
  15. Throw on bathing suits and run through the sprinklers
  16. Play dodgeball

 

     Legacy Activities

  1. Family Mission Statement Night
  2. Family Tree Night
  3. Time Capsule
  4. Scrapbooks

Table Top Talks

Table Talk Questions For your family…

  1. What is your favorite meal?
  2. Do you wish hats would come back in fashion?
  3. What is your favorite TV show of all time?
  4. Where would you most like to take a trip to?
  5. Would you take a seat on the next space shuttle if they asked you?
  6. Who were/are your heroes?
  7. What do/di your parents do for a living?
  8. What is the best way to find out what you are really good at?
  9. What did/do you want to be when you grow up?
  10. What is the best thing about being a kid?
  11. What was your best summer vacation?
  12. What’s the worst area of the house to clean?
  13. What scares you?
  14. What can you hardly wait to do?
  15. What’s the best way to get over a bad mood?
  16. Would you rather have a good steak, a perfect apple or a homemade cookie? Why?
  17. What is your favorite song?
  18. What is your favorite holiday? Why?
  19. What national monument do you think should be created?
  20. What is your favorite sports team?
  21. If you could be a contestant on any game show, which one would you choose?
  22. What toys were your favorites?
  23. What qualities do you want in a friend?
  24. What do you wish you had a picture of?
  25. What is your favorite smell?
  26. What is it that makes your family special?
  27. What would be the title of your autobiography life story)?

Table Talk Questions when older generations are also present…

  1. What’s the most interesting thing about your family history?
  2. What’s the best present you got as a kid?
  3. Who was the oldest person you ever knew?
  4. Where were you when a man landed on the moon( July 20, 1969)
  5. What was your first job?
  6. What do you still have from your childhood?
  7. What’s your favorite memory?
  8. When was the first time you ever left your hometown?
  9. What’s the craziest thing you have ever seen?
  10. How much money did you get for an allowance?
  11. Who were/ are your childhood friends?
  12. What was your grandmother like?
  13. How often were you allowed to talk on the phone?
  14. What traditions from your earlier life do you miss?
  15. What were your family vacations like?
  16. What do you like best about your siblings?
  17. What has given you the most joy in your lifetime?
  18. What have you stopped worrying about?
  19. How is being a grandparent different than being a parent?