Games For Kids

08 AUNT SALLY GAME

AUNT SALLY GAME – Old Games for Kids

AUNT SALLY is an amusing game of a very simple character, consisting essentially in throwing at a small object. Aunt ...
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Cat and Mouse Game – Old Games for Kids

Cat and Mouse Game – Old Games for Kids

Cat and Mouse Game. This sport, which is of French origin, is for two players only. Both being blindfolded, they ...
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CATCH BALL GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

CATCH BALL GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

This is very simple play. The ball is thrown into the air by one player, the others standing round him ...
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CROSS QUESTIONS AND CROOKED ANSWERS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

CROSS QUESTIONS AND CROOKED ANSWERS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

This game will be best described by a short dialogue. Harry. — I am going to put a question in ...
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Drawing games for kids on paper – HEAD, BODY AND LEGS GAME

One player takes an oblong piece of paper, and having divided it it into three equal parts by folding, he ...
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DROPPING THE HANDKERCHIEF GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

DROPPING THE HANDKERCHIEF GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

A tolerably large ring should be formed by several boys standing in a circle and joining hands; another boy, who ...
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DUCK AND DRAKE GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

DUCK AND DRAKE GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

This is a very simple sport, but necessarily restricted to those spots where there is a river, or a pond ...
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03 DUCK STONE GAME

DUCK-STONE GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

This game may be played by any number of players. A large stone is selected, and placed on a particular ...
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DUMB MOTIONS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

DUMB MOTIONS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

The players form sides, and decide who shall be masters and who men. The Drincipal aim of the men is ...
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FAMILY COACH GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

FAMILY COACH GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

The chief player in this amusing game must possess the faculty of inventing a long story, as well as a ...
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09 FEEDER GAME Outdoor Games for Kids

FEEDER GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

In this game four or five stones or marks must be placed on the ground, as ia the annexed figure, ...
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FLY THE GARTER GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

FLY THE GARTER GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

Chalk or make a line, or, as it is usually termed, " a garter," on the ground ; on this ...
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05 Flying Kites How to Fly a kite

Flying Kites – How to Fly a kite

Excerpt from the book: EVERY BOY’S BOOK: A COMPLETE ENCYCLOPÆDIA OF SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTS The flying of paper kites is ...
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FOLLOW MY LEADER GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

FOLLOW MY LEADER GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

This may be played by any number of boys: one being selected as the Leader, and the others are the ...
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05 FOX AND GEESE GAME

FOX AND GEESE GAME – Board Games for Kids

Fifteen ordinary draughtsmen compose the flock of geese. The fox may either be two draughtsmen placed one upon another, or ...
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HAND GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HAND GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

The game of Hand is of great antiquity, and is common to almost every nation, whether savage or civilized. In ...
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04 HARE AND HOUNDS GAME

HARE AND HOUNDS GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

This is perhaps the very best game that can be introduced into a school. The principle of it is very ...
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01 Hoop Games for Kids

Hoop Games for Kids – Outdoor Games for Kids

Excerpt from the book: EVERY BOY’S BOOK: A COMPLETE ENCYCLOPÆDIA OF SPORTS AND AMUSEMENTS Iron hoops have almost superseded the ...
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HOT BOILED BEANS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HOT BOILED BEANS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

In this game, one of the players is sent out of the room, while the others hide a handkerchief or ...
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HOT COCKLES GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HOT COCKLES GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

One player with his eyes bandaged lays his head on a chair, or in another player's lap, while the others ...
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HOW? WHERE? AND WHEN? GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HOW? WHERE? AND WHEN? GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

One of the players is sent out of the room, while the others fix upon a subject, which may be ...
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HUNT THE SLIPPER GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HUNT THE SLIPPER GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

This old-fashioned pastime is so generally known that it is scarcely necessary to describe it; however, as it forms one ...
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HUNT THE WHISTLE GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HUNT THE WHISTLE GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

A boy who has never seen the game placed is elected hunter ; the ' others seat themselves on the ...
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I SPY GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

I SPY GAME – Outdoor Games for Kids

This is a capital game for the summer months. The players divide themselves into two parties, one party remaining at ...
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Indoor Games for Kids – BLIND MAN’S BUFF GAME

Indoor Games for Kids – BLIND MAN’S BUFF GAME

Consists in one person having a handkerchief bound over his eves, so as to completely blind him, and thus blindfolded ...
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Indoor Games for Kids – BUFF GAME

Indoor Games for Kids – BUFF GAME

In this game one of the players enters the room, armed with a poker, with which he taps on the ...
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Indoor Games for Kids – CONCERT GAME

Indoor Games for Kids – CONCERT GAME

A noisier game than this could scarcely be desired by the most boisterous of our young friends. The players having ...
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Indoor Games for Kids – CONSEQUENCES GAME

Indoor Games for Kids – CONSEQUENCES GAME

The first player writes an adjective on the upper part of a slip of paper, and then folds the slip ...
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Indoor Games for Kids – SCHIMMEL

To play this amusing game, which is of German origin, it is necessary to be furnished with five cards, on ...
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GAMES FOR THE PLAYGROUND HOME SCHOOL AND GYMNASIUM BY JESSIE H BANCROFT

JACK BE NIMBLE – Playground Games for Kids

10 to 60 players. Indoors; out of doors; schoolroom. This game is suitable for very little children. Some small object ...
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