So, take your kids down to the park with bunch of their buddies and let them play these classic outdoor games and have a fun filled time.
- 1.Freeze and Melt: Select a play area; it can be played in your backyard or nearby park. Let all children play around in the chosen area and one selected boy or girl to clap hand and yell freeze. The moment he yells ‘freeze’, all children must freeze at that time. The child who fails to freeze gets out of the game. Then, the selected boy or girl again yells ‘melting’ and all children should start running around again. Child who remains till last becomes the winner.
- 2.Red Light, Green Light: This is a game that combines fun learning. Chose one children to play the traffic light. Make all children playing this game, stand 30ft-50ft away from the traffic light. Now the ‘traffic light’ turns their back towards the children and says it aloud ‘Red Light, Green Light 123 then all children start running closer to it. The moment traffic light says 3, it will turn around and any children caught moving get sent back to start. Let the traffic light repeat it and first child who reaches the traffic light wins and now becomes the traffic light.
- 3.Scavenger Hunt: It is a fun game and will keep the kids busy for good 2-3 hours. Make a checklist of all outdoor objects that kids need to hunt for it can be things like colored stones, feathers, bounce balls anything or you can also keep pieces of all puzzles so in the end when they find all pieces they will put it together to complete the puzzle. Drop hints in the form of chits and let one hint lead to another. For playing this game you can divide children in two teams and let them solve separate puzzles or hunt for different objects and the team that finds it first is declared as winner.
These games are fun to play and do not require any expensive supplies or material. So, let the kids have some fun and frolic.