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What you need: You will need a long rope (about 30 feet), two pairs of swimming fins, 10 balls, and two trashcans.How to play: Divide the children into t...Throw your balls in the trash can but don't get tied up!
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What you need: You need a tire, a rope, four or more footballs, and a place to hang the tire (tree, jungle gym or monkey bars).How to play: Hang the tire at a level that all players can p...Throw the ball through the tire to win this game.
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What you need: You need five bowling pins, four batons to pass, and a flat surface play area like a gym floor or paved lot.How to play: Divide the children into four teams,...For this game, you need five bowling pins, four batons to pass, and a flat surface play area like a gym floor or paved lot.
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What you need: You need an outdoor area, cooked spaghetti, and containers.How to play: Establish a starting line and a finish line in a large outdoor area. Divide the children into equally nu...Make a straight line with your cooked spaghetti to the finish line.
Crawl if you'd like some cereal. Credit: James Britton, Flickr What you need: You need eight to 12 long rectangular tables, blindfolds, and two boxes of Shredded Wheat cereal. How to play: To set up the race course, you need to la...The only time you can feed the animals under the table!
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What you need: You need six players per team and a grassy playing field.How to play: Divide the players up into teams of six. In a grassy area, have the players on each ...Your kids will have a ton of fun using each other as obstacles, but you may want to grab a helmet!
Pass the obstacle course without seeing, hearing or talking! Credit: navets, Flickr What you need: You need scarves or rope, blindfolds, ipods, and an obstacle course. How to play: Set up an obstacle course by laying out ropes to...The first team to make it back to the starting line is the winning team.
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What you need: You need scarves or rope.How to play: Divide children into pairs. Take a scarf or rope and tie together the inside ankles of each pair as they stand hip to hip. Establish a start...Can you run fast tied to two other people?
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What you need: You need a lemon and a pencil for each team. You will also need to set up some sort of rolling course on a long table for each team.How to play: Divide the children int...Push your lemon to the end of the table and back.