Activities, You Can Do Every Day with Grandma.
You can also use the ideas to do with mothers, mothers-in-law, fathers, grandfathers, great-grandparents, aunts, uncles, friends, your kids' grandparents ...
Who is a special person in your life that you can plan an activity to spend time with them? And, would suit them.
Grandmothers Day and Mothers Day
The inspiration for writing this blog about Grandmothers Day and Mothers Day came from being in lockdown.
In 2020 the state where I reside, I was in lockdown. Which meant, getting together for Mothers Day face to face was not possible.
So, it was celebrated virtually.
Now it's 2021. And, it's uncertain what things could be like here or in other countries.
In February 2021, and my state is in a 5-day lockdown! I understand so that we can get to donuts again.
We reached donuts!
But then, the next strain arrived from another state. And, the vax race is on so that my state can open again.
That date is getting closer.
So, let's think outside of the box.
What can you think of to spend time with your Grandmother
- face to face outdoors
- face to face indoors
that is different from previous years?
You can find ideas to share memories and activities for Grandparents and Grandchildren:
Childhood Memories to Share with Grandkids
What Can I Do to Inspire Creativity?
Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast ~ Alice in Wonderland, Lewis Carroll
1 What Can You Do Virtually for Grandmothers Day
Share your love with a virtual greeting
Bake a cake to share
Send flowers, chocolates, or a gift
Make a phone call
Face Time, Skype, or Zoom
Organize a family zoom get together
Purchase a DVD of a movie or show and have it posted directly
Buy music online
Buy some crafts, sewing, or DIY kit
Send a care package
Buy some toilet paper
Give Virtual Hugs
Send a fruit or vegetable box
Send a fresh food package
Send a hamper
Buy a book
Record family history
Plan a future get-together
Send a card
Write a letter
Create a story
Plan a road trip
Share a family recipe
Play a game on Face Time.(Facebook Messenger)
2 What Can You Do Outdoors on Grandmothers Day Face-to-Face
Go for a walk together
Make a video
Do something different
Walk the dog
Go to the cinema
Watch a sunset
Pick your own sunflowers, strawberries, cherries, corn ...
Sit and have a drink at a cafe
Walk along the beach
Watch hail or snow melt
Go for a drive in the country
Camp in a camping ground
Climb a hill, ranges, or a mountain
Spend the day sightseeing like a tourist
Explore a town where your ancestors lived
Go on a hike
Photograph a waterfall
Visit the zoo
Have a picnic or BBQ at a park
Explore a national or state park
Wander in a forest
Stand next to tall trees
Take a boat ride on a river or lake
Go on a treasure hunt
Find art on an art trail
Visit an art gallery
Visit a museum
Plant a garden
Take a road trip
Go to a water park
Spend the day at a theme park
Discover a new town
Go for a bike ride
Look for butterflies and dragonflies
Go for a swim
Sit outside under the stars in the moonlight
Jump in puddles
Stand in the rain
Go bird watching and photographing
Attend a pilates or yoga class
Enroll in a painting class
Pick flowers in the garden
Listen to the waves crashing at the beach and coast
Visit a farm
Stop and look at a rainbow
Help in the garden
Photograph a landscape
Listen to the bird's chirp
Look at the clouds
Play cricket on the beach or in the backyard
Draw hopscotch with chalk and play hopscotch
Fly a kite in a park
Photograph the milky way and the stars
Play catch the ball
Smell the roses
Visit the botanical gardens
Visit a historical site
Find statues and monuments
Visit a ghost town
Explore an old mining town
3 What Can You Do Indoors on Grandmothers Day Face-to-Face
Give a Hug
Share a meal
Sing some songs
Make a video
Do something different
Make something creative
Create a painting
Play hide and seek
Play a board game
Read a book
Learn to knit, crochet, sew, or embroidery
Make a smoothie
Plan a trip
Ask about your family history
Record a conversation
Collect family recipes
Make a family photograph
Draw a picture
Write a story
Paint each other's nails
Research a town where your ancestors lived
Pick your own Sunflowers
Take a Roadtrip
Go for a Walk
Drive to the Country
Do it with your grandkids. I think it's more fun.
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Virtually, Outdoors, Indoors
In whichever situation you find yourself in. There are activities that you can do virtually, outdoors, and face-to-face.
What activities can you think of to do for or with your Grandmother?