Fun Things to Do with Your Grandkids

Grandparents Day is right around the corner, meaning it’s time to start thinking of fun things you could do together to celebrate the occasion. Whether your grandkids are nine months or 9-years-old, Grandparents Day is an excellent opportunity to build memories that will last a lifetime.

If you’re looking for something fun to do on September 9th, try one of these activities that you’re both sure to enjoy!

Visit Franklin Park Conservatory

Franklin Park Conservatory offers a unique children’s garden that’s perfect for fort building, digging, stump jumps and physical fitness. Limited only by your grandchild’s imagination, playtime here is spontaneous, unscripted and fresh with each new day. To learn more, visit the Franklin Park Conservatory website. 

A Pool Day

Enjoy the final days of warm weather by taking your grandkids to the pool! Not only is it a great way to have fun, but it’s also a great way to exercise all the muscles in your body. Be sure to follow these tips to keep you and your grandkids safe while poolside.

A Walk in Nature

Walking is a great way to stay healthy in retirement, and it’s also a great way to enjoy nature with your loved ones. Try going to a local metro park or just taking a stroll through your neighborhood. Having a destination in mind like a local playground or ice cream shop is a great way to get kids excited about your walk.

Have a Picnic

Picnics are a great way to enjoy the outdoors and the fading summer warmth. Try one of these quick recipes to make a delicious picnic meal with your grandkids. If you’re struggling to find a cool place to enjoy your outdoor meal, try one of these unique outdoor spaces in Central Ohio.

Play a Board Game

Having a traditional game night is a great way to bond as a family. Not only are they an excellent alternative to digital games, but they also have surprising social and mental benefits. Check out this list of best board games for all ages.

At Friendship at Home, we know how important it is that your grandkids can visit you in the home you love. There’s nothing like a Thanksgiving dinner in your dining room or a Christmas morning in your living room. We can help you develop a plan to age in the comfort of your home with the peace of mind that quality care will be coordinated whenever you need it.

If you’re interested in learning how you can age in the comfort of your own home, give us a call at (614) 734-2167.