Lifestyle - Toys/Games | 0-18 yrs

Classic Playground Games For Kids

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Remember those carefree days when we would spend hours in the playground with our friends, involved in unstructured play? Play is essential for learning and being outdoors is not just good for health but also helps in skill development, expanding the imagination and enhancing creativity. 

Let your child go out regularly to a playground and engage in various games -- this will create everlasting memories for them and build their vocabulary while interacting with other kids. Most of all, it will help them have unadulterated fun. Check out this ClipBook for a lesson in various playground games.  

Fun And Educational Playground Games For Kids

Unstructured, outdoor play is one of those forms of exercise that doesn’t take much effort for kids. It not only promotes their well-being, but also aides their overall physical development. Being outside allows children to explore their environme...


Marble games can be played indoors and out, and keeps kids concentrating on the game for hours. Most toy shops sell marbles, and they’re pretty cheap compared to many other small toys, so treating your kids to the odd marble to add to their collec...

Four Square

Jack from Active Cambridge shows you how to play this fun variation on a playground ball game that develops skills for multiple sports! Have a look and start playing


Use chalk to draw a hopscotch pattern on the ground or use masking tape on the floor. Create a diagram with eight sections and number them. Each player has a marker such as a stone, bottle cap, shell, button, etc. For younger children simply hoppi...

Hula Hoop

Children can have lots of fun and involve in innumerable activities using a hula hoop. Get your kid away from the screen and out into the fresh air with these 10 fun games to play with a hula hoop.


Hide-and-seek, an old and popular children’s game in which one player closes his or her eyes for a brief period (often counting to 100) while the other players hide. The seeker then opens his eyes and tries to find the hiders; the first one found ...

Hand-Clap Games

In a culture where it’s normal to pack your kid’s backpack with earphones and an iPad, it may seem like forever ago that hand-clapping games ruled the schoolyard. But if you’re an old-fashioned soul wanting to pass down the skill of hand-eye coord...

These Games Boost Child Development

Outside play at school can boost students' cognitive, social, emotional and physical abilities in ways in-class education cannot, pediatricians say...

Why Play Matters

Don't underestimate the power of play. It may look like leisure time, but when children are playing house, fighting imaginary dragons or organizing a game of hopscotch, they're actually developing crucial life skills.

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