Outdoor games

Outdoor games

Explore our ideas for games and entertainment for children: indoor games (at home, school) or outdoors (in the garden or in the playground), with balls and balls, chase games , treasure hunts … At school, in the garden or during a birthday party, we often need ideas to amuse children. Whether you are parents, grandparents, animator or teacher, you will find here lots of great ideas to keep the kids busy and have fun with them. Solo, two, four or in a team, these games and animations are adapted to the number of players and their age. From very simple games for toddlers, to slightly more complex games for older children, there is bound to be the game or the animation that you need. Pick ideas from our selection of games and outdoor entertainment for children and go for hours of fun with family or friends.

Outdoor games benefits

Outdoor games give children the opportunity to have a great time while breathing fresh air and enjoying the sun’s rays. Other times, other manners. In the past, parents didn’t hesitate to send their children outside to play. Today, children go outside less often and play for less time.

Outdoor games allow children to exercise physically and to drain their energy overflow. These games also stimulate their appetite, sleep, concentration and learning ability. In addition, playing outside enriches children with a thousand experiences by putting them in contact with nature (sand, earth, snow, water, wind, rocks, trees, etc.). They can also discover the animals, insects and plants that inhabit their environment.

Why is it important to return to play outside?

Play is a fundamental element of childhood and is generally defined by a spontaneous, entertaining activity, with no external purpose. It can be practiced indoors and outdoors. This page is about the game played outside.

Children today are spending more and more time playing console or watching television. It is so much more fun to spend time outdoors with friends. Going outside allows your child to exercise physically and to drain his energy, which is much needed. Because moving stimulates children’s appetite, their sleep, their concentration and their ability to learn.

Outdoor play can help children develop groos motor skills, increase their balance, enhance their coordination and buld muscle strenght. Outdoor play is increasingly seen as essential for the healthy development of children. This theme highlights the benefits of outdoor play on physical health, mental well-being and cognitive and social development in young children.

Outdoor games push the limits of the imagination since space offers more possibilities. It’s also a way to get to know new kids. It can also be an opportunity to bond, as parents, with neighbors, and thus create a social network in the community. Finally, encouraging their children to move allows them to learn a healthy lifestyle, which they can maintain in the longer term.

Each of the four seasons is an invitation to leave the house to play outside and explore the world. In contact with nature, children are enriched by a thousand experiences favorable to their development. It’s also a great environment to learn to push your limits.


Relay races

Relay races. Relay races are games where equal teams compete against each other to complete a race. Relay racing games can be set up at various occasions such as school breaks, outdoor parties and other group gatherings. We have listed many relay race ideas for children of all ages. Game sheet number of players: from […]

Capture the Flag

Capture the Flag. Capture the Flag is a classic outdoor game that children love because it is both strategic and friendly. The goal of the game is to capture the flag of the opposing team and bring it back to their camp without being tagged by their opponents. Game sheet number of players: from 8 […]

Fishing for Loot Bags

Fishing for Loot Bags Fishing for Loot Bags is a classic game that is often found at fairs but also at birthday parties! The goal is simple: to fish for a small gift with a fishing rod. Here is a great way to entertain your little partygoers! Browse our entertaining party game ideas to find […]

Hot Potato

The Hot Potato Game Laughter is guaranteed with the Hot Potato Game to be organized with a group of children for the birthday animation! The Hot Potato is an easy to play game that reinforces hand-eye coordination and attention. Perfect activity for an indoor or outdoor Kids birthday party. Game sheet number of players: from […]

Sack Race

Sack Race The sack race is a fun game in which children will have to race by jumping to get the finish line. Indeed, they will have to place their 2 legs in a burlap sack and hold it at the waist. A sack race is a fantastic way for kids to get plenty of […]

Birthday Bash Game

Birthday Bash game Birthday Bash game is an entertaining activity perfect designed to easily liven up a birthday party with kids. It can be played indoors or outdoors. All parents want their kid’s birthday party to be a success. So try our funny games for family parties, birthdays, or any type of gathering with children […]

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