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Cook a Meal or Bake With Your Family

  • Cook an old family recipe
  • Revamp an old family recipe & make a new family tradition

Eating Together

  • Everyone in the family is present
  • No phones or electronic devices

Make a Smoothie or Milkshake and Decorate Your Cups

Arts and crafts


Make a memory wall

  • On a big poster board come up with phrases that can be illustrated through pictures, such as “birthdays”, “achievements”, “vacations”, “memories” and then as a family create a collage. Find a space in your home to hang this poster and continue adding to it.

Create a family tree 

Paper airplane contest

Backyard activities

Host a picnic or a BBQ

Outdoor Movie


Spend Time Outside Being Active

Have a Photoshoot

Go on a camping trip to your backyard

  • Use your camping equipment early this year. Set up your tent and make s’mores!


Dance to your favourite music (Just Dance, Zumba, Tik Tok, etc.)

Play instruments together

Sing along to your favourite songs (Youtube, karaoke machine, etc.) 


Do a virtual trip to Vancouver Aquarium or Le Louvre or Walt Disney World! The options are endless…here are a couple links you can use:

Watch a family movie (Make your viewing room look like a theatre! Pop popcorn! Make movie tickets! Make seat labels!) Here are some movie suggestions:

  • Annie (1982)
  • The Land Before Time (1988)
  • Jumanji (1995)
  • Toy Story (1995)
  • Finding Nemo (2003)
  • The Incredibles (2004)
  • Pursuit of Happyness (2006)
  • Meet the Robinsons (2007)
  • We Bought A Zoo (2011)
  • Wreck-It Ralph (2012)
  • The Lego Movie (2014)
  • Inside Out (2015)
  • The Greatest Showman (2017)
  • Coco (2017)
  • Onwards (2020)

Read together! Here are some suggestions:

  • Harry Potter (series)
  • Rick Riordan (series)
  • The Little Prince
  • Geronimo Stilton

Start a virtual book club with other families

Dress Down / Theme Night

  • Through the decades (70s/80s/90s)
  • Superheroes
  • Jungle
  • Formal (dresses, suits, etc.)

Indoor Forts

  • Using your couches, pillows and nothing that is fragile, make your indoor castle.

Create a time capsule

  • Include current family photo, and list of who you are at this time and what you like such as your favourite colour, movie, book, etc.

Make your family your co-workers

  • Since we are all working from home, set up at a table and work in the same space

Do an online class together

  • Search up a video on Youtube, and learn a new skill together. For example, cooking!

Video call your grandparents and do one of the above activities with them via video

Tackle a home improvement project (teens and older)

  • Install wallpaper
  • Paint a cabinet
  • Build a container garden

Organize closet or playroom

Donate unused or unwanted clothing

Set a new tradition

  • Family day once a month, pizza and movie night every Friday