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Challenge your family to get into life

Challenge your family to get into life
These are challenges to help your family get more out of life – but they're so much fun, they won’t really feel that challenging at all! Plus, you can try our handy tips to help get you started.


  • Every day this week, smile at a stranger.  For kids, it could be someone outside of their year at school, and for you, someone at the shops. Notice how good you feel knowing that you just brightened up someone’s day!  (TIP: if smiling at strangers feels too uncomfortable, you could instead choose to give out a compliment to someone you do know!)

  • At each meal time you share with your family, take turns of telling each other the three best things that happened during your day. Make sure everyone has a turn!

  • Can you all get up and move about in every ad break during your favourite TV show this week? 

  • Let your family create their own meal - buffet style! Place all the toppings on the bench or table and allow family members to prepare their own Fajitas, wraps or salads.  

  • Ask one of your kids to be the 'table captain' for a week. For example, as a 'table captain' your child sets the table, takes the family's meals from the kitchen to the table, gets drinks and clears the table (depending on their age of course!). Get each of your children to take a turn over different weeks.