Playing classic childhood games - games the new generation loves that we played growing up. What was your favorite childhood game? From @MamaSmiles

After School Fun for Kids: Classic Games for Young Children

What was your favorite childhood game? Do your kids play it now? These classic childhood games are loved by every generation. via @mamasmiles

Classic Childhood Games Every Generation Loves

What was your favorite childhood game? Do your kids play it now? These classic childhood games are loved by every generation.

Parents who want to stimulate their children’s brain development focus on things like early reading, flashcards and language tapes. But a growing body of research suggests that playing certain childhood games may be the best way to increase a child’s ability to do well in school. Variations on games like Freeze Tag and Simon Says require high levels of executive function, test a child’s ability to pay attention, remember rules and exhibit self-control — qualities that predict academic…

Simon Says Don't Use Flashcards

executive function skills Simon Says Don't Use Flashcards NYTimes By Tara Parker-Pope. Great activities for kids to develop executive-function skills. Can use some during class, IM, on the swing, therapy etc. Can adapt for adults as well

candyland... somehow this looks vaguely familiar, I think this is like what I had as a child (I didn't realize the current one isn't what I used to play on).

Thursday’s Top Ten Toys From My Childhood

So many ideas for dice games, including simple classic childhood games, and printable games to play with dice

Games to Play with Dice

15 outdoor games for kids straight from your own childhood! Bond with your kids this summer by teaching them some yard games you played yourself as a kid! Fun with a group or just your own kiddos, these games are easy, require no toys, and  give you a cha

15 outdoor games for kids that you played when you were a kid!

15 outdoor games for kids straight from your own childhood! Bond with your kids this summer by teaching them some yard games you played yourself as a kid! Fun with a group or just your own kiddos, these games are easy, require no toys, and give you a cha

How to Play Conkers (Horse Chestnuts) --> SO fun and totally new to me. thanks, @Red Ted Art

How to Play Conkers (Horse Chestnuts

Traditional Games - How to Play Conkers -Now banned in many UK schools (tsk tsk), this is one of those classic childhood games I associate with AUTUMN! A game of a bit of luck (how good is your conker) and skill (how good are you at aiming).

Inspired by a childhood game, I created a bean bag toss using clay saucers and a printable. It’s easy to assemble and you’ll be having a blast in minutes!

Outdoor games: DIY bean bag toss

Inspired by a childhood game, I created a DIY bean bag toss using clay saucers and a printable. It’s easy to assemble and you’ll have a blast!

Vintage Chinese Checkers Game Board  Metal Chinese Checkers Round Tin  circa 1960

Used to play Chinese checkers with my grandpa--- Vintage Chinese Checkers Game Board Metal Chinese Checkers Round Tin circa 1960

Looking for self-control activities for kids? We’ve rounded up 30 of our favorite games to help children develop appropriate social skills and behavior management strategies both at home and in the classroom. Perfect for early childhood and beyond, these ideas will give parents and teachers the tools needed to learn how to teach children self-control in a fun, nonthreatening way.

How to Teach Children Self-Control: 7+ Self-Discipline Strategies for Kids

Looking for self-control activities for kids? We’ve rounded up 30 of our favorite games to help children develop appropriate social skills and behavior management strategies both at home and in the classroom. Perfect for early childhood and beyond, these

Oregon Trail And All Your Other Favorite Childhood Games Are Now Available Online For Free!

Oregon Trail And All Your Other Favorite Childhood Games Put Online For Free

Oregon Trail anyone? A non-profit library has put thousands of classic MS-DOS games online for free, including Oregon Trail, Tetris, Donkey Kong and SimCity. In total, MS-DOS games and pro.

Remember just going "Out to Play" with your friends?  We played all of these games.  Playstation, IPods, electronic gadgets?? Not in the 60's and 70's.  We ran our butts off all day long!

Remember just going "Out to Play" with your friends? We played all of these games. We ran our butts off all day long! never played the ghost game. My Mom played kick the can.

Inspired by a childhood game, I created a bean bag toss using clay saucers and a printable. It’s easy to assemble and you’ll be having a blast in minutes! MichaelsMakers Mod Podge Rocks

Outdoor games: DIY bean bag toss

Fun outdoor game for kids and adults. Use frisbees and paint the back side of them. How to make a unique bean bag toss game from terra cotta pot saucers and a printable (which you can get for free by clicking through!

Games for Kids: How to Play Please Mr Crocodile. A popular childhood game with children in Australia.

Games for Kids: How to Play Please Mr Crocodile

AUSTRALIA Games for Kids: How to Play Please Mr Crocodile. A popular childhood game with children in Australia.

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