1. Hide and Seek: One person closes his or her eyes and counts to a certain number without looking and then he or she tries to find the others.
2. Hopscotch: Hop over the rock and hop with a single foot or both feet (to follow the hopscotch pattern) all the way to the end. Turn around and come back, stopping on Square 2. Balancing on one foot, pick up the rock in Square 1 and hop over Square 1 to the start. Continue this pattern and complete all the boxes.
3. Drop the Handkerchief: All the players but one stand in a circle facing inward, while that one player stealthily drops a handkerchief behind a player in the circle who must pursue and attempt to catch the one who dropped the handkerchief before the latter reaches the vacated place.
4. Beanbag Race: Children attempt running, crawling, and walking, while balancing beanbags all over their body!
5. Hand Ball: A team game similar to soccer in which the ball is thrown or hit with the hands rather than kicked.
6. Tug - of - War: A contest in which two teams pull at opposite ends of a rope until one drags the other over a central line.
7. I Spy: One player specifies the first letter of an object they can see, the other players then having to guess the identity of this object.
8. Monkey in the Middle: Two people throw a ball to each other and a third person stands between them and tries to get the ball.
9. Trust fall: A trust fall is a purported trust - building game often conducted as a group exercise in which a person deliberately allows themselves to fall, relying on the other members of the group (spotters) to catch the person.
10. Red Light, Green Light: One person is the traffic light at one end, and the other players are at the other end. When the traffic light faces the group, he or she says, "Red light!" and everyone must freeze.
11. Digging for Treasure: One or more players who try to find hidden objects or places by following a series of clues.
12. Kickball: A game combining elements of baseball and soccer, in which a soccer ball is thrown to a person who kicks it and proceeds to run the bases.
13. Marbles: Draw a circle in the sand or on the sidewalk, and then take turns trying to knock each other's marbles out of the circle with your one large marble.
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