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Cheap Family Activities

What are your favorite cheap family activities?


Asked by hsmominky at 5:23 PM on Jul. 30, 2010 in General Parenting

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  • Picnic at the beach
    Lincoln Park Zoo
    Free days at museums
    Walking through different neighborhoods
    Attendling festivals: ethnic, neighborhood, art, seasonal, music, etc.; most are free.

    Answer by rkoloms at 9:48 AM on Jul. 31, 2010

  • We always do the movies in the park. Our town has them once a month. We go to our local botanical gardens, free admission. And, we go hang out at the Guadalupe River on a regular basis.

    Answer by specialwingz at 5:26 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • regal has free movies and amc has $1 movies all summer.

    Answer by lovinangels at 5:31 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • We have a Drive-In theater driving distance from our home. It's cheap to get in, you can bring your own food and drinks! And the kids don't have to be quiet or sit still. We also scan the newspaper for local stuff, free days at family places and local festivals.

    Answer by Austinsmom35 at 6:11 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • We go swimming in the river and go camping and fishing alot ! it only cost us gas we take food from home lol we live like 10 min.s from Helen GA so tousist watching is sometimes fun lol ! definitly in octoberfest !!!

    Answer by msh88 at 6:05 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • Well we live in the Flathead valley in montana, so my favorite activity is going out and exploring the forest, or lakes, or going through glaiciar park. CAnt wait till the kids are old enough to go on a really good hike.

    Answer by daughteroftruth at 6:16 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • good old fashioned water balloon fight!!!

    Answer by kjbennett26 at 6:18 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • board games

    Answer by elizabr at 7:01 PM on Jul. 30, 2010

  • We have a lot of zoos around here that are free to get into. SO I love those, waterwise playing outside on the swingset!!

    Answer by ilovemykids323 at 9:26 PM on Jul. 30, 2010