Fun outdoor games
that kids like too play!
Outdoor play and excercise to keep kids busy and having fun outside in the backyard, park or school yard.
Games are listed in alphabetical order.
Click the highlighted links for each game to get complete rules, set-up and play instructions plus variations for the game.
Blindfolded player tries to find and identify other players. One of the classic children's games.
Canadian Four Corners
Fast paced game for outdoor fun!
Capture the Flag
Capture the other teams flag and return it to your home base without getting caught. Fun and fast paced game of skill,
strategy and speed. For a summer variation play with water balloons. This outdoor game is fun for kids and adults.
Avoid being hit by balls the opposing team is throwing while
trying to eliminate the other teams players.
Played on a large square divided into four smaller squares.
The object of the game is to move up to the first square and
Race game combined with concentration.
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.
Popular children's game using chalk drawn boxes and rocks.
Fun game using a basketball and basketball goal and trying to
out do each others shots.
Game for 2 to 4 players. Throw horseshoes at a stake for
Fun outdoor game using hula hoops.
Great outdoor game of throwing a football and gaining points for catching it.
Game rules and variations for the game of jacks.
Fun outdoor game for kids involving lots of balls.
Jumprope Fun jump rope rhymes and chants.
Great outdoor game for kids played like baseball, but kicking
the ball instead.
Kick the Can
Fun fast paced game that combines racing, strategy and hide