Dating ideas for dummies
The restaurant doesn’t have to be fancy — although older kids may enjoy getting dressed up. “It’s really great for the kids to be able to go out with the family and see how to behave in a restaurant and how to sit and eat their food,” Kite said. Movie dates: Popping in a movie or ordering a newer release from your cable provider is another option.
The Mall provides an endless number of ways to keep the young and old entertained. Inside dates: Don’t let a rainy day put a damper on your date plans.
While you’re out, swing by a bookstore and cozy up to a few stories. Get into character and transform your home into a ship or castle for a fun and easy way to spend some quality time.
Harris says a coffee and reading date is perfect for kids ages 4 and up. For older children, write clues and scatter them throughout the house. Kite says imagination games are good for kids of all ages. Picnics and planes: Gravelly Point is a popular park along the Potomac River for a number of reasons.
She recommends cooking activities for children ages 3 and up.
“For younger ones, they’re going to help you collect the ingredients or make something as easy as a peanut butter and jelly sandwich,” Kite said.