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9+ Games to Play Outdoors

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Unplug your kids and get them outside with these fun-filled outdoor games!
Games to Play Outdoors
1. Bottle-Cap Bounce

This simple sidewalk game is portable and super-simple to play. 

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2. Tag With A Twist

Kids have been playing tag since forever, so why not change things up and find a new way to play the game?  

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3. Triangle Toss

Mix learning with play in this sidewalk game that doubles as a hands-on math activity.

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4. Spongeball

This simple game will keep your kids cool when the weather is warm.  All you need are sponges, rubber bands, and a bucket of water!

This simple game will keep your kids cool when the weather is warm.  All you need are sponges, rubber bands, and a bucket of water!

5. Ball Toss

Bring the carnival fun home, by creating a DIY ball toss in your backyard. Bonus, this game doubles as a math exercise, as kids add up their scores.

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6. Tug of War

A schoolyard classic, kids can have fun playing this low-tech game for hours! Click here for five more high-spirited outdoor games.

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7. Wild-Snakes

This fun sidewalk game can be played anywhere, all you need is chalk and a pebble! 

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8. Skip Counting Hopscotch

Boost math skills with this twist on hopscotch that incorporates skip counting. 

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9. Spud

Somewhere between a game of "horse" and "freeze tag," spud will keep your kids on the move. Click here for "hopscotch" and five more old-school games your kids will love.

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