Hot Kid Games How-Tos

How To: Play Hot and Cold

Looking for a fun, educational game to play with your children? How about a game of "Hot & Cold"? Played indoors or out, this game helps children refine their listening skills and learn the idea of opposites.

How To: Play marble shooting

Each player starts with 15 marbles that are a color distinct from his opponents marbles. Toss a coin to choose a start line, placed 3 meters from the hole. The players then take turns shooting marbles, first from the start lines, then from wherever the marbles land on the field, all the while trying to make their marbles in to the hole. The player to shoot all his marbles in to the hole first wins. In a case where both players have 1 marble left and the final shot is made by the person who to...

How To: Play marbles - the tournament way

If you're serious about playing marbles, than you probably knew there are actually marbles tournaments around the world. If you want to know how to play marbles, the tournament way, then this video will help you understand the basic rules and regulations. This is for serious marble players.

How To: Cheat at rock paper scissors

Rock Paper Scissors can be a fair way to solve a dispute, and we all know that fair is no fun. Winning is fun. So learn the secrets of Rock Paper Scissors from a true Rock Paper Scissors legend. Then take those teachings and train hard - or just cheat your way to the top. Cheat at rock paper scissors.

How To: Play a game of marble solitaire

During this day and age of video games and HD televisions, more kids are relying on electronics to keep them entertained. But, for many people who grew up without such things, simple board games like chess, checkers, and even Monopoly was all they needed. Another great game was marble solitaire. It was easy to play and took some strategy to win. So in this tutorial find out how to play a game of marble solitaire. You'll enjoy it and so may your friends and loved ones.

How To: Always win in tic tac toe

Learn how to always win in a game of Tic Tac Toe. Learn the strategies needed to win if you start first or your opponent starts first. Be the guru of Tic Tac Toe and never return to your losing ways again. This is also a good way to bet a little money and make a little extra on the side. Always win in tic tac toe.

How To: Stage a water balloon fight

One sure fire way to add excitement to a summer day when you think it's just too scorching to go outside is by having a water balloon fight. This is a great way to stave off boredom and you'll be sure to feel like a kid again while getting some fun exercise.

How To: Play "pictionary" at a kid's party

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now let's talk about another group activity game. Competition game that is. If you have let's say maybe 20 people in your guest party, make sure you divide them up into 2 groups of 10 and 10 and then provide a drawing board similar to this or you can just provide a big poster paper or poster sheet. The goal is to take one person from each gro...

How To: Organize a Halloween Scavenger Hunt

An alternative to trick-or-treating every Halloween is to have kids participate in a scavenger hunt. The activity provides the same excitement and still allows you to be with your kids while they participate. A scavenger hunt can be easily organized – here are some steps in preparing for a Halloween scavenger hunt:

How To: Play hot potato

The children of St Cuthbert's School take you through the rules of the playground game 'Hot Potato'. A great hand-eye co-ordination game for kids to learn at an early age. Play hot potato.

How To: Play the "connect the dots" kid's party game

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now we're going to discuss another birthday game and this one also happens to be an oldie but goodie. And this game is called connect the dot. This is a perfect game if you want the kids in your birthday party to kind of calm down. Let's say after they've eaten, or even the birthday cake. But you want to draw about 4 lines of dots containing ...

How To: Play the "think fast" kid's party game

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. We're going to now talk about how to play the game think fast. This is a very simple game. Just use a ball that you have at home, go to your kids room, go to the toy box and choose an easy ball and you would like to line the guest of the party in a circle. Choose a theme. If it's a boy's party, you might want to go with Power Rangers, or spor...

How To: Play the kid's party game "rock, paper, scissors"

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now let's talk about another common game that you can use at a birthday party. And you may recall this game from youth. Paper, rock, scissors. We're going to display this game for you. You ready Robert? Now, let's go over the hand movements. This hand movement represents the paper. Of course it's flat, and it's kind of easy to remember. This ...

How To: Play the "can you read my mind" kid's party game

Hello! My name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now we're going to discuss the game can you read my mind. This game has a little bit of mystery flavor to it. You'll see what I mean. In this game, you need to utilize 2 rooms. In the first main room, you have all the guests of your party. Then later we'll instruct the guests we're going to play a game called can you read my mind and the goal...

How To: Play the "ups johnny" kid's party game

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now let's talk about this next game that you can use with 2 to 100 kids, this game is called Oops Johnny. The facilitator instructs the group of children or adults that they must listen closely to what I'm going to say and do. I'll show you what I mean. Alright, I need everyone to listen closely to everything that I say and watch everything t...

How To: Use straws to make buildings/bridges at a kid's party

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now we're going to talk about group competition games. These make the party worth while. For example; if you have let's say about 14 party guest, you can divide them up into groups of 2, put 7 in one group and 7 in the other and have a different activity for each group competition. Let me show you an example. I purchased this bag of straws, M...

How To: Play the "stack of chairs" kid's party game

Hello, my name is Nicole Valentine and on behalf of Expert Village, I'm here to talk to you about how to coordinate birthday games for a birthday party. Now let's talk about another group competition game. This game is known as stack the chair. You can easily get this at one of your local Mal-Mart's, K-Mart's, or Target. These chairs came in a package. Don't forget to divide the group of party guest in half. So let's say you have 20 guests, 10 in one group, 10 in the other and their goal is t...

How To: Play kick the can

Here's a classic throw-back to times past with a timeless game of kick the can. Just because you don't need expensive equipment doesn't mean you can't have tons of fun. You can play this game just about anywhere.

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