Cool Games for Outdoor Learning
Looking for some cool games your kids will love?
Get them moving and learning at the same time!
If you're like most parents, you probably remember that much of your youth was spent outside. While there are exceptions, most parents today grew up playing outside at parks, in their backyards, or elsewhere. Today's kids are too often glued to the television, but you can help them get some fresh air, exercise, and even learn a few things by helping show them cool games to play outside.
There are a variety of different fun outdoor games for kids, whether you've only got a single child or an entire classroom full of them. And they're normally inexpensive like the The Outside Play and Learning Book: Activities for Young Children
or outright free to play, which is a major consideration in today's world.
Schools often rely on cool games for kids to play outside. Something as simple as educational field trips
can help them stay active and learn such as the Earth Force Elementary Education Watershed Field Trip Kit
, but games on the playground can be great choices too.
Kids outdoor relay games offer a way for kids to get active, challenge themselves, and learn to work together. They'll teach teamwork, good sportsmanship, and much more. The 4th of JULY GAMES FOR EVERYONE: INDOOR and OUTDOOR PICNIC GAMES: RELAY RACES: BEAN BAG GAMES: BALL GAMES AND MORE! can be downloaded for free. This is a far cry from online stick games, which are simply stick figure flash games.
At home, learning a few dog games for kids is a great way to get the family pet involved. Fetch and Frisbee are common, but you may be able to convince your kid – and your dog – to run a race with one another. There are plenty of other options as well like 101 Dog Tricks: Step by Step Activities to Engage, Challenge, and Bond with Your Dog
, so don't overlook your pets when you try to figure out fun games to play outside.
Fun outdoor games for kids can range from complicated to simple, so be sure that you take the time to figure out some that your whole family will be able to take part in.
You can also play Snipe Game
hunting games with your kids as well. Hide and go seek is a good example, but hiding items for them to find is also a fun way to help them problem solve and enjoy the outdoors. And of course, camp games for kids are among the best on which to base your own outdoor pursuits.
If you read The 175 Best Camp Games: A Handbook for Leaders
your able to review some of the more popular games played at camp and apply them at home or outside. You'll have no shortage of great ideas when you use cool games from camps as your model.
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