8 Great Hobbies for Mothers & Daughters

Check out our list of hobby suggestions for mothers and daughters to spend quality time together, make memories and learn something new!


Yoga is a great hobby for you and your daughter to stay active, learn good habits and to spend quality time together!

Whether you decide to attend a community yoga class together, follow along with Youtube videos or make up your own routines you’ll be sure to make some great memories and establish healthy habits together.

Check out this Yoga Starter Kit from CleverYoga available from Amazon in 5 different colors!

mother and daughter doing yoga in family room
photo: Kamaji Ogino

Spa Nights

Treat each other to weekly spa nights: Paint each others nails, use face masks, listen to relaxing music…The whole shebang!

Teaching your daughter about proper self-care and regularly treating herself will instill great health habits and memories for years to come.

mother and daughter spa night hobby
photo: Gustavo Fring


Teaching your daughter all the recipes and baking techniques you learned over the years will certainly be appreciated when she grows up.

Baking is a great hobby for mothers and daughters to bond, create and eat together all the while being simple and fun!

Check out “Super Good Baking for Kids”, from New York Times bestselling celebrity chef Duff Goldman, teaching budding bakers how to make dozens of crazy delicious concoctions available from Amazon Prime here…

mother and daughter baking in the kitchen; baking hobby
photo: Katerina Holmes


Crochet and knitting is a wonderful hobby for mothers and daughters to create gifts for other family members and learn a new and useful lifelong skill!

Make scarves, hats, mittens and more with a fun and useful crochet hobby…

Check out the Knitting and Crochet Beginners Kit including tons of craft yarn, two crochet hooks, two weaving needles and seven E-books available from Amazon here to get started…

white background with balls of yarn
photo: Karen Penroz


Hiking out into the wild and enjoying all that nature has to offer is a great hobby for mothers and daughters.

There are a multitude of benefits to gain from hiking including increased endurance, cardiovascular health and of course beautiful photos!

Be sure to check out our list of “10 Hiking Essentials for Every Adventure” before heading out on the trail.

mother and daughter looking over yosemite valley
photo: Nathan Dumlao


What better way to bond and create memories with your daughter than by spending an afternoon in the park?

Pack up your favorite food and snacks, bring a book, some music and games and enjoy an afternoon picnic in the park together. Make picnics a tradition to look forward to and plan for!

Check out this modern picnic basket / backpack kit available from Amazon Prime here…

overhead view of mother and daughter having a picnic reading a book
photo: Liana Mikah

Video Games

In our increasingly digital world, a great hobby for mothers the daughters to increase their hand-eye coordination, learn new skills and have fun is by playing video games together.

Whether playing learning games on a tablet or racing games on the Xbox, video games can be a great way for any mother to bond with their daughters in a fun and memorable way.

Check out our full post on video games here, for beginners resources tips, and gear recommendations…

mother with toddler and baby sitting on a couch looking at a tablet.  Hobby for mothers and daughters playing video games
photo: Alexander Dummer

Write Letters

Teaching compassion and gratitude by writing letters to friends and loved ones is a great hobby for mothers and daughters to explore together.

Not only is this a great skill for young women to learn, it is also a great way to keep in touch with loved ones in a creative and thoughtful way.

young girl writing a letter to santa with multi color pens
photo: cottonbro

Of course this is not a comprehensive list of hobbies for mothers and daughters. Hopefully our list of fun hobby ideas have gotten some ideas flowing!

Looking for more great hobby ideas? Check out our Huge List of Hobbies from A to Z here…