Here’s how to have fun with the whole family this Mother’s Day

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Mother’s Day is fast approaching – a time to spoil mum and spend time as a family.

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While they should be celebrated every day, mums get the real treatment on the second Sunday of every May. 

After dishing out breakfast in bed and plenty of lush presents, it’s time to have fun together as a family. 

If you’re looking for some fresh inspiration for familial activities – here are some ideas!

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Enjoy a family beach day

Who doesn’t love a beach day? Grab the family and head for the sand and waves with this colourful beach towel from The Iconic, currently for $99.

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Have a games day 

If lockdown didn’t kill your desire to complete a puzzle, then a family games day is a perfect Mother’s Day activity with the fam. Try this wave design from Hard to Find, from $49.95.

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Bake some sweet and savoury treats

Spend quality time with your kids through baking. From soft pretzels, to chewy brownies, you will make plenty of tasty creations with The Complete Baking Book For Young Chefs, for currently $35.25 at Booktopia.

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Do some arts and crafts

Arts and crafts are everyone’s favourite and cathartic past-time – it’s therapeutic and fun all in one. Complete with a pre-printed canvas, a set of acrylic paints and two paint brushes, your family can unleash your inner artists with this Paint By Numbers, currently $10 from Typo.

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A movie night

There’s nothing like a lazy Sunday. Grab some comfy clothes, snuggle up on the couch and enjoy your favourite family movies or TV shows with Binge

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Enjoy a picnic

Soak up the sun with some fresh food and drinks surrounded by familial laughter and many memories to come. Get started with this picnic table from Hard To Find, for currently $69.95.

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Celebrate First Nations culture

For those based in Sydney, celebrate First Nations culture this Mothers Day at Damulay Ngurang, Friendship Place, with pampering sessions and delicious dining options. 

From storytelling and dance performances to weaving workshops and a free intimate breakfast – a morning of celebration awaits at Damulay Ngurang at Barangaroo Reserve on Sunday 8 May from 9:00am-12:00pm.

Find out all the details right here.  

Head to a show

With live performances back in full swing, make the most of the arts by taking the family to a show. Check out ticketmaster to find out which show is right for you.

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