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DATING IDEAS

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Sledding
  • Candlelight Dinner
  • Go For a Drive Searching For Wildlife
  • Bike Riding
  • Roller Blading
  • Bowling
  • Bowling with a twist:  Draw different ways to bowl--between the legs, on one leg, left-handed, etc.
  • Sidewalk Chalk
  • Feed the Ducks
  • Tennis
  • Flag Football
  • Broom Hockey
  • Finger Painting
  • Draw Pictures of Each Other
  • Draw and Color Pictures of Your Family and Explain Them
  • Plan Your Future Date with Your Date for $5.00 or Less
  • Dress Up in Old Second Hand Clothing and Go out on the Town
  • Make up Some Skits and Perform Them
  • Put Make-Up on Each Other
  • Paint Your Faces
  • Play Board Games (e.g., Monopoly, The Game of Life, etc.)
  • Play Little Kids' Games (e.g. Chutes and Ladders, etc.)
  • Go on a Treasure Hunt
  • Plan a Progressive Dinner
  • Eat Dinner without Any Utensils
  • Go Tubing (Water or Snow)
  • Skiing
  • Skating
  • Plan a Scavenger Hunt
  • Snowshoeing
  • Go to a Play or a Musical
  • Go to a Music Concert
  • Amusement Parks
  • Visit a Cemetery
  • Visit Local Museums or Art Galleries
  • Barbecue
  • Picnic
  • Plan an Outdoor Dance
  • Water Skiing
  • Swing on a Rope at a Lake or Canal
  • Plan a Car Wash
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Frisbee
  • Baseball
  • Soccer
  • Four Square
  • Relays
  • Campfire Singing
  • Swim
  • Go Hiking
  • Go Spelunking
  • Canoeing
  • Drive-In Movie
  • Hopscotch
  • Twister
  • Go Fish
  • Rook
  • Uno
  • Skip-Bo
  • Croquet
  • Fly a Kite
  • Visit the Zoo
  • Dance
  • Have a Baby Picture Contest
  • Make Homemade Ice Cream
  • Play Murder in the Dark
  • Play Mafia
  • Play I Spy
  • Ping Pong
  • Egg Toss
  • Make Your Own Video
  • Make Your Own Music CD
  • Horseback Riding
  • Make Up Your Own Olympic Events
  • Races
  • Hayride
  • Ice Blocking -buy a block of ice and ride it down on a hill-
  • Snowball Fight
  • Snowman Building
  • Visit a Canyon
  • Rappelling or Bungie Jumping
  • Service Projects
  • Hunting and Fishing
  • Play Hide-and-Go-Seek
  • Attend a Lecture
  • Make Dinner Together
  • Visit the location where you met or had your first date
  • Gardening together
  • Make ice cream sculptures
  • Make a picnic lunch and eat it outside in the winter (bring extra blankets)
  • Build a fire and roast hot dogs and marshmallows.  Build banana boats.
  • Play Guitar Hero
  • Dress up and go Trick-or-Treating on Halloween, only give out treats instead of asking for them.
  • Make a dinner neither or you have ever tried and eat it with strange utensils such as a wooden spoon, spatula, etc.
  • Have dinner on the moon!  Make a rocket ship out of an old refrigerator box and climb in one at a time.
  • Take photos of each other
  • Go geocaching and see places you have driven by for years.  There is also a little competition, to see who can find the cache first.  (see: http://www.geocaching.com/faq/)
  • Watch early morning cartoons and make breakfast together
  • Festivals and Rodeos
  • Build a town together out of Lincoln Logs or Legos
  • Build Gingerbread Houses
  • Frisbee Golf
  • ABC Date--take pictures of things starting from A to Z.  Take a tripod so you can both be in the picture
  • Design your dream house together. All you need is a big piece of paper and a pencil and start dreaming.
  • Dress in formal wear and go see a kids' movie
  • Smooch!  That's all a great date needs. ;)
  • Go on a test drive.  It only costs something if you end up buying the car!
  • Put on some temporary tattoos and have a few laughs
  • Go to a bookstore or library and each of you pick out a book for the other.  Discuss why you made that choice.

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