Tips for Setting Rules for Family Game Night
Remember the purpose of the family game night is to have fun,
Hi this Angela with About.com and today I am going to give you some tips for setting rules for family game night.The first thing you must do is set a date. Setting a date isn’t hard just find a time that both you and your family will be able to play and make the most out of family time. Turn off the TV, turn off the video games, and be sure that everyone is there.Next thing you need to do is decide on the games you will play. The best way to do this is come up with a game list and let everyone vote on the games. Voting is fun and it lets everyone play a game that they want to play not just one.Participation is key for family nights. Give everyone a job, so no one is left out and they are doing something they can enjoy. You may dedicate a few minutes at the beginning to have a lesson, a discussion, or a story. Whatever is important to you and your family you can discuss, but remember the purpose of the family game night is to have fun, so avoid any highly emotional topics.Make sure you point out the rules. There is bound to be some arguments so make sure there is no name calling.You must have snacks! When it comes to family game nights snacks are great. Everyone likes to much on something while playing games. Here's another thing you can let the family vote on, what type of snacks you want. Above all just keep it fun for everyone. These are the times your kids will remember the most so make it fun!Thanks for watching! To learn more, visit us on the web at about.com
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