Sunday, July 8, 2012

Outdoor Sidewalk Games for Kids

It's been a little too hot outside this summer to play on the driveway or sidewalk but once the weather gets a little cooler here are some fun game ideas that the kids can play...
Sidewalk-Size Tic-Tac-Toe craft
Tic-Tac-Toe - Set up your own Tic-Tac-Toe Game outside - If you use the Crayola Chalk N' Roll  it makes it fun to set up this game as well as play it... Make sure you set up a safe are for the kids to play it. The game requires the players to make a series of X's and O's in order to win across, diagonally or up and down. 
Play Checkers on the Sidewalk craft
How about a drawing a large checkerboard on a sidewalk or large area.  Use sidewalk chalk and your imagination to draw a large checkerboard.  For checkers use an object of your choice such as old plates, frisbees, or pieces from another outdoor game you may have.  View the Crayola Web site for more information...
Roll Out Hopscotch craft
Hopscotch is another fun way for kids to make something with sidewalk chalk and play a game when they are finished.  There are many different variations of Hopscotch so be sure to draw out the one your think the kids will enjoy!
Four Squares, Bounce Between Colors craft
Four Squares is another game that can be played with the kids. Using Crayola Sidewalk Paint  create four squares with letter in them.  You can view the directions on how to play the game here
Make-Your-Own Mini Golf! craft
Make your own mini-golf....Play mini-golf and make your own course - you can design a wild animal golf course, a dog course, a toy course, trees, anything you imagination can draw...  
There are many other games to make or draw on the sidewalk including Ring toss, jump rope games, drawing games and more...

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