Most recently, I published a topic about outdoor games for children within the home. And today I want to dwell on how to entertain a child in the yard or when going on a picnic.
The real spring has finally arrived, it’s warm outside, the first leaves bloom, and green grass appears. Now parents with their children more and more time will be in the fresh air. Active games very well affect the development and health of the child.
What outdoor games will suit your baby can only know his parents. But I want to offer a list of the main entertainment that we like.
For younger children of preschool age, I think these are the best games. There are a lot of variants of these games. The son is always happy to run away from their peers or parents, and also catching up with them.
If there are a lot of children on the playground, then you can catch each other. This game was in our childhood and it was called Latki. It seems to me that this game is interesting for kids, both at 2 and 5-6.
This game also has a lot of options.
1) To play standard classics, but for children in 2-3 years it will be still difficult.
2) Draw letters in color crayons on the asphalt, along the contour of which the kid will jump with pleasure.
3) Draw circles in different colors. Offer the baby to jump from one circle to another, like a squirrel from a hollow to a hollow.
4) Draw a path with a chalk of one color and obstacles on it in other colors. For example, blue is a river, red is fire, and green is mountains. The kid should move along the path, crossing or jumping over obstacles.
5) On the painted road, the boy will be happy to roll his favorite cars, and the girl with a baby doll.
My child and I went to the dance in the fall, so it was there that I saw such a game for the first time. The teacher taught the kids various dance moves, and when the attention was scattered, he offered to play Kota and the mice.
The cat acts as an adult, sits on a chair or bench, and the kids each occupy their own house. Suppose one house has a swing, another has a slide, and the third has a sandbox. The cat falls asleep and while he sleeps, the children run, fool around. But when he wakes up, he begins to catch up with mice. Mice should quickly occupy each of their house.
Son loves ball games. There are many of them. You can play hot pie, you can just learn to catch, and you can just try to throw in a box or ring. Now we started to play football in the yard, the kids run around, take the ball from each other, but not with their hands, but with their feet, as expected.
Older kids can be blindfolded and strictly delineate the boundaries in which you can play. The meaning of the game is that the children run up, and the one whose eyes are blindfolded, is looking for them by sound, claps or bells. Go beyond the boundaries of the site can not.
If the children are very small, then you can not tie the eyes, but play hide-and-seek behind the trees or other structures in strictly defined boundaries.
In general, outdoor games are very useful for children. But do not leave them unattended, and also ensure their safety. Examine the place of the game beforehand if there are no glasses, large stones or snags there so that the child does not accidentally get injured.