How many times have you heard “Mom play with me” or “Mom I am bored, let’s do something” and you’ve left all your duties just to play with your child? We think that it is absolutely important for you to play with your kid and spend most of your time with him/her,…
Relays and races
Want to spend quality time with your children, join them in outdoor games. Children also enjoy the company of their parents when outdoor games are organized. One can organize different relays and races for children like hurdle races, shoe box races, sack races etc. It helps pumping of adrenaline in young and energetic children. You can organize a hurdle race by collecting tools from around the house and converting them into hurdles like low stools or benches, cardboard boxes etc, over which children can jump easily. For a shoe box race, a box can be cut and made like a shoe to be worn in two feet. Children can race with each other wearing two shoe boxes in two feet; one who reaches the finish line first will be the winner.
For all the relays and races, it is very important for elders to be present there and make sure that children do not hurt themselves. For organizing a sack race, you may utilize pillow covers, laundry bags or gunny bags lying around the house. Children can wear them like pants and run towards the finish line. First one to reach the line is the winner. All these simple races can be organized in a jiffy and every day new races can be invented to invoke a sense of excitement in children and luring to look forward to playing outdoor games with renewed interest and excitement. With the help of elders, new outdoor games can be invented and made interesting.