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How to play Classic Kids Games - the fun outdoor games we used to all play as kids! 
Rules, set up instructions and directions are listed on how to play each game.    

Follow the Leader
Four Square
Hide and Seek
Monkey in the Middle
Jump rope Rhymes
Kick Ball
Kick the Can
Mother May I?
Red Rover
Red Light, Green Light
Tag Games
What Time Is It Mr. Wolf?


Classic Kids Games

Classic Kids Games

Blindman's Bluff - Blindfolded player tries to find and identify other players.

Button, Button, Who's Got the Button? - Try to figure out who's holding the button.  

Capture the Flag - Capture the other teams flag and return it to your home base without getting caught.  Fun fast paced game of skill, strategy and speed.

Dodgeball - Avoid being hit by balls the opposing team is throwing while trying to eliminate the other teams players. 

Follow the Leader - Classic game of following! 

Foursquare - Played on a large square divided into four smaller squares.  The object of the game is to move up to the first square and stay there. 

Hide and Seek - There are many variations of this fun children's game.  We've listed our favorites including the rules and directions for Hide and Seek, Squished Sardines, Flashlight Hide and Seek and Kick the Can which are all variations of the game. 

Hopscotch - Popular children's game using chalk drawn boxes and rocks. 

Horseshoes - Game for 2 to 4 players.  Throw horseshoes at a stake for points.  Set up and directions of how to play and score.

Hot Potato - Fast moving game and fun for groups of children ages 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and up.   Any object (such as a ball) can be used for the "potato" in this fun game for kids. 

Jacks - Game rules and variations for the game of jacks.  All the best rhymes and fun ways to play jacks. 

Jumprope - Fun jump rope rhymes and chants for children of all ages. 

Kick Ball  - Great outdoor game for kids played like baseball, but kicking the ball instead.  Great for groups of kids.  Easy rules to learn and perfect for all ages. 

Kick the Can - Fun fast paced game that combines racing, strategy and hide and seek.

Mother May I? - Fun game for kids young and old!

Red Rover - Classic children's game where two teams steal players from the other team.

Red Light Green Light - Classic children's game of quickness and strategy.

Tag Games - Many different versions of the game of tag. 

Tether Ball - Fast paced game using the tether ball and pole.

What Time is it Mr. Wolf? - Fun children's game for all ages.

More Fun Games to Play:

Games to play with a Ball      

Hide and Seek Games      

How to Play Jacks      

Jump Rope Rhymes       

Tag Games

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