Make Memories with Your Family: 7 Fun Activities to Try After Valentine’s Day
Written by: Lombe Mwansa
Published: 13 February 2023


Taking part in post-Valentine's Day family activities promotes togetherness, well-being, and lasting memories for the whole family all year long.

Want to make memories with your family? Looking for fun and easy ways to spend time with your family after Valentine’s Day? Check out these 7 post-Valentine’s Day activity ideas for year-round family fun.

We know that you know how important it is to spend quality time with your family.

Valentine’s Day has been and gone the time perfect for you to plan some fun family activities for the rest of the year. Whether you’re looking for easy and affordable options or something more adventurous, I think we’ve got you covered. In this post, I’ll share 7 post-Valentine’s Day activity ideas that are perfect for dads and their families. From family game nights to day trips, you’re sure to find an idea that will help you strengthen your bond with your loved ones, maximise your time together and create lasting memories.

So, let’s dive in and discover some fun ways you can make memories and enjoy family time for the rest of the year!

1. Family game night

Set aside a night every week or every other week for a family game night. Choose a variety of games that everyone can enjoy, from board games to card games to video games. This is a great way to bond with your family and have some fun together. Uno is my favourite family game but for this one I will embrace my struggles with monopoly and find ways of making it more fun.

Family playing jenga

2. Backyard camping

Pitch a tent in your backyard and spend the night camping with your family. Make s’mores, tell stories, and enjoy the great outdoors. Try this fun and easy way to get a taste of camping without having to travel far from home.

Family camping in the garden

3. Movie marathon

Pick a movie series or a bunch of movies that you and your family love and have a movie marathon. Make some popcorn and snacks, get comfy on the couch, and enjoy a lazy day of watching movies together.

family film with dad

4. Volunteer together

Find a local charity or organization that you and your family can volunteer for. This is a great way to give back to your community while also spending time together as a family. Just be aware some activities may have specific age and safety requirements for children.

family cleaning up the beach

5. Family cooking night

Choose a meal that you and your family can cook together, from appetizers to desserts. This is a fun way to get everyone involved in the kitchen and learn some new cooking skills.

family dinner

6. Day trip adventure

Plan a day trip to a nearby city or attraction that you and your family have never been to before. Explore new places, try new foods, and make some great memories together.

Family day trip to a forest

7. Family art night

Get creative with your family and have an art night. Set up an area with art supplies and let everyone create their own masterpieces. You can also choose a theme or a project to work on together.

Dad and daughter painting

There you have it – 7 fun post-Valentine’s Day activity ideas you can enjoy with your family throughout the year.

It’s time to start planning and making memories with your loved ones!
Which activity are you most excited about?
Let us know in the comments below, and be sure to share this post with other dads who are looking for fun family activity ideas.
Together, we can inspire more dads to create lasting memories with their families!

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