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Fun Father-Daughter Bonding Activities

A strong father-daughter bond is great for a girl’s self-esteem and sense of security. 

If you are a day looking to strengthen the bond you have with your daughter, there are lots of fun activities you can enjoy together that will undoubtedly bring you together, including the following:

Go on a mini-vacation

Pick a weekend and head off to another city, or maybe even a National Park and spend some quality time together. Let her set the agenda in terms of activities and you will learn so much about who she is as a person and what her passions are by her choice of galleries, museums, outdoor activities, etc. It’s often easier to bond when you’re out of your normal environment which is why a mini-vacation can work so well.

Learn a special dance

A really simple, but fun way to bond is to come up with your own father-daughter dance moods. Turn on a song you both love and start messing around, showing each other your best moves, and it will be something special that you two have together, that you can break out at family events and other fun occasions.

Treasure hunts

Get yourself the best metal detector you can afford, head out to the local beach and have yourself a treasure hunt. You probably won’t find anything valuable, although it;’s amazing what you can turn up, but you will get to spend lots of time out in the fresh air, walking and talking and learning more about each other while you have yourselves an adventure.

Join her hobby for a day

If your daughter has a hobby or activity that she is truly passionate about, whether it be horse riding, football, or ballet, then take the time to go to her activity with her and either watch her do what she loves the most or even better, get involved too. Most activities will accommodate a parent who wants to join in for a day and it will show her just how much you care while also helping you to understand here even more.

Have a daddy-daughter book club

Setting up your own private book club is a great way to get closer. It will be really interesting to hear your children’s thoughts about the various issues and scenarios that come up in the course of reading, which again will help you to get to know more about who she is as a person, while also showing her that you value her opinion, and you re always willing to listen to what she has to say. 

Bring her to work

As well as you taking the time to go to her activities, you could also bring her to work with you so she can meet your colleagues and see wah it is you do all day. Mutual understating is sure to be had.

Having fun together is probably the best way to bond with your children, so why not pick out one of these activities to do together this weekend?