Now that my son is in kindergarten, I find myself with ample one-on-one time with my 3 year-old daughter. This is the first year my daughter and I have had so many chances to spend solo time together since she was born because before this, my son also demanded much of my attention.┬áThe challenge underlying all of this quality time, however, is finding activities to do together that won’t drive me crazy or break the bank.

Here are five of my frugal, go-to mother-daughter dates that we both enjoy.