Spiers/spotters is a hide-and-seek variation invented by my very own six-year-old son! I couldn’t be more proud!
A fun, easy way to quiz your family members on how well you know your extended family. Perfect to play on car trips or waiting in line.
An active game to play in a gym with a big group, garbage ball can be played with anything you can harmlessly throw across the gym – yes, even garbage! Well, wadded up pieces of paper, that is.
A silly tag game to play indoors. Step on each other’s floppy socks until they fall off. Don’t lose both your socks or you’re out of the game!
Kids claim a playground structure as their castle while grown-ups or older kids with decent aim try to peg them with soft, harmless balls. An activity to do for the fun of it, no winners or losers, just play.
A drawing game where different players draw different parts of a monster, creating a silly masterpiece…er, monsterpiece!
Rock-paper-scissors is an easy, fast game that everyone probably already knows. But I like to be comprehensive, so here are some rock-paper-scissors instructions, including a video and a link to some interesting tips at how to win.