Hands-on Games for Kids

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Paper Plate Ring Toss
Paper Plate Ring Toss
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Paper Plate Ring Toss
Mix fun with basic math in this fun homemade game of ring toss! Make rings out of paper plates and you're ready to play anytime, anywhere!
Kindergarten
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Play Punctuation Red Light, Green Light
Play Punctuation Red Light, Green Light
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Play Punctuation Red Light, Green Light
With nothing more than a flat open space and some lively kids, you can reinforce key concepts of punctuation while having lots of healthy laughs.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Verbs Relay Race!
Verbs Relay Race!
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Verbs Relay Race!
Help your first grade reader understand verbs by doing them in this boisterous playground relay race.
1st grade
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Sight Word Island Hopping!
Sight Word Island Hopping!
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Sight Word Island Hopping!
All you need is chalk and pavement to set up this silly, fun, and practical game that reinforces important first grade vocabulary.
1st grade
Reading & Writing
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Wolfie Wolf! An Outdoor Math Game
Wolfie Wolf! An Outdoor Math Game
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Wolfie Wolf! An Outdoor Math Game
Support your first grader's counting and reading skills while laughing and running in this fun playground game.
1st grade
Math
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Diversity Lesson Plan
Diversity Lesson Plan
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Diversity Lesson Plan
Honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King with this hands-on lesson in how all of us are more alike than different, especially on the inside.
Kindergarten
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Jump Rope The Days of the Week!
Jump Rope The Days of the Week!
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Jump Rope The Days of the Week!
Here are two fun, rhythmic jump rope chants to help your first grader learn the days of the week, practice reading skills, and stay fit!
1st grade
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Play Frisbee Golf
Play Frisbee Golf
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Play Frisbee Golf
Frisbee golf is a game that incorporates the rules of golf with the fun of frisbee. Here's how to get started with your child:
5th grade
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X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
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X Marks the Spot: A Fire Escape Game
Let your child help you create a fire escape plan poster to hang in the house in case of an emergency!
1st grade
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Homemade Slip and Slide
Homemade Slip and Slide
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Homemade Slip and Slide
Looking for hot weather fun? Cool the kids down with a homemade slip and slide! You can create your own water park atmosphere for just a few bucks.
2nd grade
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Go on a Direction Scavenger Hunt
Go on a Direction Scavenger Hunt
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Go on a Direction Scavenger Hunt
This scavenger hunt game is simple, but it's fun, and it will arm your child with the directional vocabulary he should master in time for kindergarten.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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Homemade Letter Bingo
Homemade Letter Bingo
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Homemade Letter Bingo
How do you spell fun and learning? B-I-N-G-O! Children learn through play. And letter or number bingo is a great place to start.
Preschool
Reading & Writing
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"Bump!" A Spelling Game
"Bump!" A Spelling Game
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"Bump!" A Spelling Game
Students usually study for spelling tests by looking over the words and spelling them out loud. Here's a spelling game that gets the whole family involved!
5th grade
Reading & Writing
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Count 'N Catch: A Skip Counting Game
Count 'N Catch: A Skip Counting Game
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Count 'N Catch: A Skip Counting Game
Encourage your child to practice skip counting by turning number patterns into this fun and interactive game of catch.
2nd grade
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Forms of Energy for Kids
Forms of Energy for Kids
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Forms of Energy for Kids
This exploration of different types of energy will help young minds appreciate and observe thermal, kinetic, mechanical, and other forms of energy.
Science
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Revolutionary War Game
Revolutionary War Game
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Revolutionary War Game
Be active while learning about American history with this twist on the classic running game "Capture the Flag."
5th grade
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Milk Jug Keep Away
Milk Jug Keep Away
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Milk Jug Keep Away
Keep your child active this summer by transforming old milk jugs into scoops and newspaper into a ball with this exciting game of catch!
2nd grade
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Coffee Can Stilts
Coffee Can Stilts
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Coffee Can Stilts
If you have a young child who loves physical stunts, try making these coffee-can stilts for backyard fun.
Kindergarten
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Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
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Everyday Darwin: Create a Nature Journal
In this outdoor science activity you'll find tips on how to create a nature journal by choosing a native plant or animal and tracking that species.
5th grade
Science
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Peanut Game
Peanut Game
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Peanut Game
In this game, your child and his friends will need to use their observational skills as they try to figure out who's got the peanut!
Preschool
Social studies
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Play Vocab-Building Improv!
Play Vocab-Building Improv!
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Play Vocab-Building Improv!
Improve your kindergartener's vocabulary with this fun, quick, and simple improvisation activity! He'll love acting while practicing directionality words.
Kindergarten
Social studies
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Chain Tag
Chain Tag
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Chain Tag
Are you looking to entertain your child and a large group of his friends? Try out Chain Tag. The more players you have, the more fun the game becomes!
4th grade
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Pool Elbow Tag
Pool Elbow Tag
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Pool Elbow Tag
Looking for a way to stay cool in the pool? Check out Elbow Tag, a simple and easy twist on the classic game tag.
4th grade
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Water Tag
Water Tag
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Water Tag
Are you looking for a fun game that will keep your child on his toes? Try introducing him to Water Tag.
5th grade
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Blind Trust
Blind Trust
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Blind Trust
This engaging outdoor game is a blind obstacle course to help your Kindergarten aged child learn to follow directions.
Kindergarten
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Hands-on Games for Kids

Check out these great hands-on offline games that kids can play in the classroom, on the playground, or at home for an afternoon of educational fun!