Beat summer boredom with these playground games.
Switch off the screens and beat summer boredom with these active game ideas that will keep kids moving all summer long. During summer months kids tend to be more sedentary. What better way to unplug and beat summer boredom than an outdoor games day? These active ideas will keep kids moving and having fun all summer long.
Make the game fit the age: Most younger children enjoy games with few rules and lots of room for imagination, while older kids tend to like the competitive component and skill development of organized sports.
Think classic with a twist: Games like Capture the Flag, ultimate Frisbee or Frisbee golf are a great way to get the heart pumping while working on strength development.
Get jumping: Jump rope offers a mix of low- to medium-impact activity. It has cardiovascular benefits and helps to strengthen the body.
Play tag: It’s another great way to get the heart pumping. ü Get excited about the games as much as you want your kids to be excited.
No matter which games you choose, they should be fun. So get the bats, balls and birdies out and start playing!