Even if all members of your family see each other everyday, bonding is still necessary. This is basically the best way to strengthen the bond among the family members and even make your relationship to one another stronger. It is definitely great to do something outdoors but in case the weather is not that good or if it’s raining outside, you can consider different types of indoor games and activities that can really make everyone feel happy. This is a good alternative that you can take into consideration. Here are some of the games or the activities that can be done indoors.
Hide and seek is one of the most popular games ever played and this can definitely be done indoors. Someone has to be an “it” who will be responsible of seeking other members of the family who are hiding. The first one that will be found without touching/reaching the home base will then be the next “it.” But if you are think that this is not a very good option, you can look into charade which is another indoor game. In this game, ideally, there should be two teams. There will be a member that will act out the word that is written on a piece of paper while the other members will be in-charge of guessing the word. The team with the most points will then be declared as the winner.
Aside from hide and seek and charade, a large variety of card and board games are also among the ideal choices that you can look into. Card games include Menagerie, Old Maid, Rolling, Stone, Slapjack and many more. For board games, you can opt for Scrabble, Chess, Monopoly, Family Feud and Checkers. Because you have a lot of options to look at, you just have to choose the one which you think is really fun.
On the other hand, if you think that playing the games that were mentioned above will not be good enough, you can opt for other activities which almost all of the family members have interests in. For instance, if you love to cook/bake so as your kids, then you can make this activity as a way to bond with your family. You can assign each member to do a certain part of the baking/cooking process so that everyone will enjoy. Make sure that everyone gets to participate in such activity. And once the food is cooked or the cake is baked, then you can eat it together with all the family members. Everyone will surely be pleased to eat the fruit of their labor. Aside from cooking/baking, you can also consider some other activities like painting, dancing, singing, reading, watching movies and many more.
These are just very simple ways to bond with your family but these are really effective. There is no need for you spend a lot of money because these simple things can surely bring happiness to everyone especially if the family is complete. It’s not really necessary that these things should be done everyday. Once a week or perhaps a few times per month will do.