Classic Games That Your Kids Should Learn

Classic Games That Your Kids Should Learn

The younger generation today is so different; they cling to technology instead of playing old-fashioned games that we all know and love. If you want your kids to get up and do something different, take a look below at some of the classical games that you can teach them. They might be rebellious and resist at first, but they will surely come around. Check out these classic games that your kids should learn!

Let’s Play Ball!

One of the best things you can do during a bright sunny day is to throw around a ball. Bocce Ball is an interesting game that combines Skee ball, Shuffleboard, Lawn Bowling, and Petanque. So it’s time to dust off our favorite bocce ball set and take the kids for a game outside; it can be played by 2 to 8 people in an open space or your backyard. Divide into teams and start playing in the great outdoors!

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If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

If you can’t get them off their computer or consoles, then introduce them to your old childhood video games, like Mario, Sonic, and Street Fighter. Maybe you can show them your old Warcraft and Dune RTS games. Take a trip down memory lane and show your kids what you used to play when you were young, it can be fun, and you’d still be bonding with them. Also, show them what type of pro you were back in the day, they would really respect you more if they see you were a gamer too.

Musical Chairs Can Solve An Argument

For your younger kids who fight and bicker over anything, introduce this game, which helps teach your children to resolve issues peacefully, deal with disappointment, and practice patience. Get some chairs and set them in a circle, have your kids run around them in circles while listening to music. Once it stops, keep going until one of the kids is out of the game. They will learn to deal with the frustration of being out, practice patience, and to wait graciously. So, it can be fun and educational.

Exercise With Hopscotch  

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Tell them stories of how you used to play hopscotch outside your home or school. It’s perfect for developing their critical thinking skills and making them exercise instead of sitting down all day too. Very funny moments await when they see you fail at jumping at the right symbol or falling, be safe and have a good time.

Show Them Your Old Board Games Collections

Some of the kids today haven’t even heard about board games. If playing outside isn’t an option, fun, classic games like chess, backgammon, checkers, monopoly, battleship, and many more can be an interesting change of pace for your children’s playtime. It makes you spend a little more time with them and keeps them off their electronics for a while.

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Classic Games That Your Kids Should Learn

Being a parent can be a little tough, but there are ways to make it easier and fun. Instead of letting them use their electronics all day, start bonding with your kids with these classical games. Watch them have a blast with you and make memories!

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Alicia Trautwein is an autism parenting coach living in Missouri. She is the creator behind The Mom Kind, a website dedicated to parenting neurodiverse families.  She is featured in the "Amazing Moms" coffee table book by Hogan Hilling & Dr. Elise Ho.  She shares her expertise along with her experience in parenting children, both with and without autism.

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