Watch a movie together as a family. Maybe an old family favorite or try something new you’ve been meaning to watch for a while. Check out this list of the American Film Institute’s 100 Best Movies of All Time and see if any of them seem interesting.
Did you know Choose Your Own Adventure books are still a thing? Visit the New Canaan Library and grab some of these unpredictable books and take turns reading a chapter aloud to your family so everyone can share in the adventure.
Look through old family photos and videos and look at how much you’ve all grown. Laugh at your baby pictures, and maybe try to recreate a few favorites.
Spring is the time for growth and beauty. Spend some quality time in the garden and plant flowers, herbs, or plants and watch them grow throughout the spring. If you don’t have a green thumb, don’t worry. Check out this guide on gardening for beginners.
Karaoke Night! Belt your heart out and have fun living your pop star dreams. You can totally go old school and sing along to your favorite songs, or YouTube karaoke guides. Check out this guide on how to have the perfect home karaoke experience.
Art is even more fun when you have someone to share it with. Check out this guide for art that you can make together. How many people can you collaborate with? Can you collaborate with your entire neighborhood?
Mario Kart, Nintendo’s classic racing game, is a fun and competitive game for the entire family to enjoy. Enjoy the thrill of the chase and put your family’s skills to the test by seeing who the fastest kart racer.
There’s nothing quite like a little rest and relaxation. Make your own face mask or bath bomb and put on some soothing music to relax. Check out this guide on how to create the perfect home spa night.
You don’t have to be an artist to draw. Spend some time drawing portraits of your family. Try drawing their faces with your eyes closed and share a laugh over the results. How many different methods can you use to make a portrait? Try pencils, markers, crayons, and different types of paints and see what yields the best result.
Was it Colonel Mustard in the Dining Room with the Candlestick? Enjoy some friendly competition with a family board game night.
Clue and Game of Life are classics, but if you’re looking to get more competitive, try Monopoly or a new spin on an old classic, like Monopoly Cheater’s Edition or Game of Life: Quarter Life Crisis. Check out the local selections at New Canaan Toy Store or the Toy Chest in New Canaan.
Visit a new restaurant to expand your palate and try ordering a new dish!
If you’re looking to find a new restaurant you didn’t even know you were looking for, check out this list! New Canaan has so many amazing restaurants – you’re bound to find your new favorite!
Enjoy some quality outdoors with your family and hunt for decorative eggs and candy!
Pick up some sidewalk chalk and draw on your driveway! Show off your art skills to all your neighbors and passersbys.
Make your own pizza dough from scratch (or buy some dough from Walter Stewart’s) and build your own pizza! How many toppings can you pile onto one pizza?
When was the last time you built a pillow or blanket fort? Convert your living room into a fort and see how many people you can fit inside.
There is an art form to building pillow forts. Check out this website and experiment with the many ways to build a fort.