We know that outdoor play has a lot of benefits and plays a key role in neurological development.National 24-hour guidelinessuggest a mix of vigorous and light physical activity, proper sleep, and reduction of sedentary activity. The benefits include better cognitive health, mental health, immune functions, social skill development and much more.
Let’s explore outdoor games and activities you can do with your family on a campout, in the backyard, at a local park, at the beach or at the pool. You will notice that some activities can be done in multiple locations.
Dozens of games are available at a moment's notice without the need to find needed pieces jammed in a closet or worrying about that one missing piece. Many require only human power, fresh air, open spaces, and creativity.
Let’s explore three that have been played by children as far back as the second century.