10 Simple And Easy Free Games for Kids Online Indoor/Outdoor
Easy Games For Kids
Grab your best bud for an afternoon of entertainment. We’ve rounded up 10 easy-peasy two-player games that don’t need any parts of equipment to play. Best of all? None include your cell phone, computer, or TV (This also makes them excellent go-to games for when you’re out and about with the children, so be sure to keep this list helpful!).
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Rocks, Paper, Scissors
Get your game hands-on and “shoot!” Want to understand how to be a Rock Paper Scissors star? See this fun video from Buzzfeed on “How to Win at Rock Paper Scissors.”
Simon says to play this game with your children instead of handing them your phone the following time you’re waiting for anything (i.e. at the doctor’s office, outside the classroom, etc.). If you didn’t grow up on Planet Earth and don’t understand how to play, here are the laws.
One, two, three, four, let’s have a thumb war! Stick out those dominant hands and get your thumbs willing to wrestle with this easy game that can be played everywhere thumbs located. Don’t you learn how to play? Here’s an easy how-to video by Howcast.
Arm Wrestling Arcade Game 2 Player (Video Game)
Let your children flex their muscles and test their power as they try to wrestle their enemies’ arms to the table. Notice how it has done — and how to win — at Kidzworld.
Would You Rather Game for Kids Printable
You’ll enjoy hearing your child and his BFF coming up with all sorts of silly situations “Would You Rather” questions (i.e., “Would you rather eat a complete bowl of worms or drink a full cup of my tiny brother’s spit?”) This game gets yucky quick, but your kiddos will like it. Grown-ups looking for another way to spend time online should check out this wonderful Either/Or site that asks silly-to-provocative questions — then shows how your answer matches with everyone else’s.
The Hand-Slap Game Songs (also called “Hot Hands”)
This is a classic game for children who love to get physical — but not too physical. Have one member (“the slapper”) stand with their palms up, while the other (“the slappee”) stands with her hands hovering, palms down, just over the slapper’s hands. The slapper has to strive to bring her hands around to slap the slappee’s hands before she pulls her hands away. It’s an easy and entertaining game — and your child may beat you at it.
I’m going on a Picnic
Your children won’t know this game is suitable for them — but you will. Sharpen their memory skills and reinforce their alphabet prowess with this easy alphabet story game. The first player begins out by saying, “I’m going on a picnic, and I’m going to bring…” Then, she adds an item that starts with the letter “A” (i.e., “apples”). The next player repeats what the first player said, and adds her item starting with the letter “B” (“I’m going on a picnic, and I’m going to bring apples… and bananas”). And so on. The purpose of the game is to get as far into the alphabet as you can while still remembering all of the alphabetized items. (Hint: This is a classic game for car rides.)
“A My Name Is Alice” Alphabet Game
Alliteration has never been more entertaining than with this game that experiments with your children’s alphabet skills as well as how quickly they can come up with silly words. The first player begins by using the letter “A” for this sentence: “A My name is Alice. My husband’s name is “Al.” We come from Alabama, where we sell Apricots.” The next person tells the same sequence, using the letter B. And so on.
I Spy Video Game For Kids – Play Online
This one’s another standby that’s excellent for long car rides. You can play it by “spying” something that is a specific color (“I spy something purple”) or by spying something that begins with a particular letter (“I spy something that begins with the letter B”).
20 questions Game for Kids, or “Who Am I?”
One person comes up with a person or thing; the other person has to ask “Yes” or “No” questions to attempt to figure out what or who it is. For younger children, nix the Yes or No and just let any problem do.