Family Activities Parenting By Jessica Clay How to Make Creativity as a Center of Family TimeIt is vital for you to have the best time with your kids because no sooner than you know it they will be all grown up with their own families. It’s true that time flies without knowing, and with busy schedules it can be pretty difficult to bold with your kids. Nevertheless, you can always create quality time with your family to ensure that you do not lose touch about how they are fairing on. In this case, you need to be quite creative in any of the activities you do together. As a matter of fact, creativity should always be the center of family time.If you want to understand your kids better, make it a point to bond with them. The best thing you can do is schedule a day or two during the week that is totally dedicated to your family. You can play air hockey with your kids, bike around the neighborhood and there are a lot more you can do. In this way, you will be well placed to know what they need, what is bothering them, their strengths and weakness. Overall, if you want to achieve positive results be creative so that your children will be looking forward to such moments. Do not hesitate to try something new, and if it works you will be a happy parent with a happy family.What should you consider to be creative?It can be pretty difficult to be creative if you have no idea about what to do, what to avoid, how and when to do it. However, the following are some of the factors you should use as a road map for being creative at home during the time you’re are associating with your kids:TeamworkThis is one of the things that keeps the creative juice flowing at all time. Always ensure that you create projects, actives, or games, which will involve all members of the family at any given time. If you can manage to pair up your family members for a competitive activity which the winner gets a prize, then definitely you are on the right path. Importantly, consider the views and opinions of other members you might realize they are even more creative.Venture outdoorsThere is nothing as important as venturing outdoors, in order to participate in any kind of activity as a family. It is acknowledged that outdoor activities are great stress relievers; help in bonding, there is always more than enough space, and of course, a number of activities that you can engage in as a family. As such, your children will like it most if they challenge you in their favorite sports, or have a cooking competition.Get resources to enhance creativityIf you have a young child with you, it is advisable to get some resources that enhance creativity. One thing you need to understand is that kids need ample time of child-directed, imaginative play, devoid of adult interference. This means is that your child would like to teach you, rather than the other way round. If you listen, then you will be a great person. Remember, this is the kind of creativity needs a little resources for it to be a success.Avoid bossinessIf you want to be successful in having a great time and bonding with your children, avoid “I’m the boss here” kind of attitude during activities. This is a good thing that you should always try out. As such, even if you are very strict it easier to associate with kids during activities.Expression of divergent thought lineThis is equally another important aspect in regard to being creative in family activities. It is advisable that you give room to your children to express different thought lines. Also, do not always choose one member to be the de-facto decision maker. This helps create a friendly environment between the siblings, and each with his/her thought line should be involved in everything.It's true that creativity is not inborn, but something that is nurtured over a period of time. If you have been thinking of getting the most out of activities, then let creativity be your king in all ways. In a nut shell, it is important to consistently be creative in family activities. Nevertheless, there are times you’ll realize that being creative can also be difficult. Your creative juice starts during up and you’re not sure what you can offer your family to avoid monotony. In order to avoid being monotonous, you can ask your kids what they’d like to involve themselves in. A small brainstorming session can help you get a million ideas, of which you will use those that best meet the needs of your family. Do not hesitate to consult with family experts, too, as they can help reignite that fire in your family activities.