32 Classic Games You Can Play Anywhere
The decline in play has damaged American kids’ ability to manage their emotions and responsibilities, diminished their physical strength and dexterity, and atrophied their relationship skills.
Brain science has found that play is crucial for a happy childhood and develops self-reliance, creativity, friendship, physical and mental health, and good judgment. Games also nourish the arts of self-organization and negotiation, while kids of all ages hardly notice because they're just plain having fun.
Start here with 32 classic games, both for indoor and outdoor use. Most require no equipment, but a few require simple supplies such as a tennis ball, chalk, a deck of cards, or marbles.
The games include Blind Man's Buff, Box Ball, marbles, kickball, Kitty Wants a Corner, Categories, and Dot Boxes. This 14-page e-book also notes classic ways to choose teammates and recommends several books that include a larger repertoire of games for families who get hooked on good, clean fun.