55 Kid-Friendly Weekend Activities

Fall is a busy time of year! With school in full swing and the holidays sneaking up around the corner, it’s understandable that families might find themselves swept away in the hustle and bustle of daily life. Regardless of whether or not that is the case in your situation, it is still tremendously important to set aside family time.

After a busy week of work and school, there is nothing quite as rewarding as spending the weekend surrounded by the people you love most. For that reason, we have compiled a list of fun weekend activities for families with kids of all ages. 

Explore DriveTheNation.com’s list of 55 Kid-Friendly Weekend Activities:55 Kid-Friendly Weekend Activities

      1. Tour a Fire Station
      2. Go swimming
      3. Share an act of kindness
      4. Design a coat of arms
      5. Visit a natural spring
      6. Learn a line dance
      7. Play “Heads Up”  
      8. Create a family mission statement
      9. Plan a family game day
      10. Organize a picnic
      11. Write a screenplay
      12. Create a family logo
      13. Attend a festival
      14. Thank a soldier
      15. Take a boat tour
      16. Stargaze
      17. Organize a car wash
      18. Invent an app
      19. Watch a black and white movie
      20. Conduct a scavenger hunt
      21. Try a new recipe
      22. Play miniature golf
      23. Make a family piece of artwork
      24. Hunt fireflies
      25. Start a band
      26. Conduct a magic show
      27. Go horseback riding
      28. Volunteer at the homeless shelter
      29. Create a chore chart
      30. Host a backyard barbecue
      31. Watch a parade
      32. Go snorkeling
      33. Host a movie marathon
      34. Visit a state or national park
      35. Start a campfire
      36. Sign-up for paddle boarding lessons
      37. See a play
      38. Visit the zoo
      39. Organize a food drive
      40. Make a time capsule
      41. Explore your local farmer’s market
      42. Start a crafting project
      43. Go bowling
      44. Stroll a boardwalk
      45. Check out a garage sale
      46. Plant a garden
      47. Tour a museum
      48. Visit the library
      49. Attend a sporting event (minor or major league)        
      50. Build a pillow fort
      51. Participate in a community service project
      52. Take a road trip
      53. Write a letter to a relative
      54. Create a first-aid or emergency kit
      55. Print this list and draw an activity at random as soon as someone says he or she is bored 😉

Do you have an idea for us? What family-friendly weekend activities would you like to include on our list? We would love to hear from you! Please share your ideas in the comment section below.