Do Things Together

Following are a few ideas that may jog your mind, of things a dad and daughter could do together.


  • Go on a nature walk
  • Play board games and word games
  • Paint and decorate a doll house
  • Visit local and regional parks
  • Create a family scrap book or genealogy project
  • Play badminton, Frisbee, foosball, tennis, house putting (golf)
  • Play or learn golf together
  • Go fishing together
  • Go go-carting
  • Play laser tag
  • Learn and go scuba diving together
  • Go boating, kayaking
  • Learn and experience sky diving, riding the rapids, sports car racing
  • Go mountain climbing
  • Rough it out in the wilderness together, go camping


  • Visit an arboretum or museum
  • Learn to dance
  • Learn an instrument together
  • Visit local exhibits and displays (check tourist attractions, arts centers, etc)
  • Visit the theater
  • Take stand-up comedy or acting classes together
  • Take art, theater or film appreciation classes together


  • Explore yard sales
  • Go shopping, especially to far away or unusual locations
  • Visit tourist spots (see a tourist map)
  • Go on a car trip (day trips are great)


  • Explore new restaurants
  • Learn cooking, prepare meals for each other or together


  • Visit tourist attractions (get a tourist map)
  • Go to a theme park, zoo, aquarium
  • Visit regional exhibits
  • Go to a comedy club


  • Learn something together (scuba diving, golf, nature exploring, animal husbandry)
  • Go to a sports event – baseball, football, basketball, hockey, boxing, soccer
  • Go to the track – car racing, horse / dog racing
  • Do volunteer work together (manning soup kitchens, Habitat for the Humanities, Feed the Children, visiting elderly in hospitals)

 Remember: Don’t wait until it’s too late.  Set a time now, today, this week.