Kids Outdoor Games And Activities - Get Back To Nature!

by : Yogi Shinde

In this day and age of computer games and television, some fun kidsoutdoor games and activities are what we need to get our kidsphysically fit and active.Kids these days are hooked on toTelevision and Video games. A little bit of fresh air can provide hugehealth benefits. Here are some fun games and outdoor activities forchildren that your preschooler will enjoy.1. Have a neighbourhood Bug or Insect HuntHereis an outdoor activity for a warm sunny afternoon. When you are out ona neighbourhood walk with your little one, try this game. Its easy tobegin by trying to find simple things like "Who can point to a birdsnest first?" Simple games like this one are enough to get a preschoolerall excited.2. Create A MapIf you are out camping with yourpreschooler there are plenty of fun kids outdoor games and activitiesthat you can do. Try this one of making a map.After a bit ofhiking, sit your preschooler down with some crayons and a paper and askthem to draw a map of where you have walked and landmark you have seen.You will be amazed to see and listen to a preschoolers view ofthings.You don't have to restrict this kind of activity to campingalone. Try this even on a simple walk back from from your neighbourhoodwith your little one and it is still a fun activity.3. Duck Duck GooseIfyou plan to entertain few little guests outdoors, this is one of themost popular traditional kids outdoor games that they can play.Askthe kids to sit down, facing inwards, forming a circle. One of the kidis chosen to be the "It". The "It" is supposed to walk around the outerside of the circle, tapping on each kids head, and calling out, "duck"or "goose"The "duck" stays put, and the "goose" is supposed tostand up and chase the "It"" around the circle. The "goose" has to tagthe "It" before he or she can sit on the empty spot in the circle leftbehind by the new "goose"If the "goose" tags the "It", thenthey can sit back in the empty spot and if the "goose" cant' tag the"It", they become the new "It".Where as if the "It" manages to reachand sit on the empty spot in the circleArticle Submission, the "goose" then become thenew "It".These are just few of fun kids outdoor games which kids can enjoy playing.