100 Ways To Be A Fun Mom This Spring

As I was growing up, like most girls, I always dreamed of being a mom and how much fun it would be. Now that I’m there with 2 kids of my own it’s not quite what I imagined. I imagined running and skipping and playing with my kids. I imagined laughing and joking with them and enjoying…. just being with them.

You will love these activities to do with your kids. Become a fun mom that your kids will love to spend time with and make amazing memories. #kidsactivities #family #parenting #motherhood

Sometimes I’m so busy taking care of responsibilities and cleaning up my kid’s messes I’ve become the mom who is dull and boring. I’ve become the mom who doesn’t laugh much and frankly, that scares me. I don’t want them to remember me as the mom who never smiled. What about you?

Now more than ever I’ve decided to be the mom who laughs and jokes; the mom who plays and enjoys her time with her kids, right along with the mom who cleans up poop messes and milk spills. Do you want to be that happy mom with me?

Because these kids aren’t going to be little long we have to enjoy the precious moments we have with them. Before we know it they will be grown and gone and memories will be what they have left of their beautiful childhood.

What memories do you want your kids to have of you? I don’t know about you, but I want my kids to remember me as being a happy and fun mom. So, here are ways to be a fun, laughing, smiling, happy mom.

Things to Do Outside

  • Plant a garden
  • Collect wildflowers
  • Build a fort
  • Fly a kite
  • Go for a hike
  • Nature scavenger hunt
  • Nature walk
  • Fishing
  • Dog Walking
  • Go stargazing
  • Read outdoors
  • Dance in the rain
  • Egg hunt
  • Beach day
  • Play a sport at your local park
  • Make a bird feeder
  • Play Pooh sticks
  • Bug Hunting
  • Catch Butterflies
  • Create sidewalk art with chalk
  • Blow bubbles
  • Play Frisbee
  • Play a sport outside
  • Picnic in the park
  • Backyard picnic
  • Go for a bike ride
  • Smash water balloon pinatas
  • Camping in the backyard
  • Train for a race
  • Jump on the trampoline
  • Play hopscotch
  • Go swimming
  • Make an obstacle course in the backyard
  • Climb a tree
  • Play a prank on daddy
You will love these activities to do with your kids. Become a fun mom that your kids will love to spend time with and make amazing memories. #kidsactivities #family #parenting #motherhood

Things to Do Inside

  • Spring cleaning
  • Painting with flowers
  • Decorate the house for the next holiday
  • Dye Easter eggs
  • Make a wind chime
  • Make flower crowns
  • Create a Spring sensory bin
  • Create a fairy garden
  • Make lemonade
  • Play hide-n-go seek
  • Have a dance party
  • Make Playdoh
  • Paper airplane races
  • Play horses and let them ride you
  • Play their favorite board games
  • Read a book
  • Watch a movie – read the book, then watch the movie
  • Movie Night with popcorn
  • Read alouds
  • Bake cookies for neighbors or first responders
  • Bake cinnamon rolls
  • Have a Fiesta
  • Make paper chains to decorate your house or child’s room
  • Take a family portrait
  • Indoor picnic
  • Do a puzzle
  • Shadow puppets
  • Skype with long distance family/friends
  • Paint by numbers
  • Try a new hobby
  • Spa day
  • Online Art Class
  • Family sleepover in the living room
  • Balloon volleyball
  • Create new Lego figures
  • Play dolls or Barbies
  • Make sock puppets and put on a play
  • Paint by numbers
  • Draw a treasure map and go for an indoor treasure hunt
  • Play with Lego
  • Make with still images
  • Learn a new language
  • Start a new tradition
  • Build a blanket fort
  • Color in boxes
  • Make a box car and have a drive in movie
  • Make crafts together
You will love these activities to do with your kids. Become a fun mom that your kids will love to spend time with and make amazing memories. #kidsactivities #family #parenting #motherhood

Places to Go

  • Visit a Farmer’s Market
  • Read books at the Public Library
  • Pick berries at your local farm
  • Play tourist in your own town
  • Check out your local Museum
  • Science Center
  • Humane Society / SPCA to volunteer
  • Volunteer at the Food Bank
  • A friend’s house
  • Grandparents’ house
  • Playground
  • A book store
  • To the movies
  • To a play
  • Donate old toys or books
  • Bowling
  • Take a class
  • Feed the ducks at the park
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