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.
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.
This is a great guessing game you can play at any party. You Will Need
Learn how to play hide-and-seek. If you need a rainy day activity for the kids, or just want to relive your childhood, hide-and-seek is a great game for everyone.
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...
This recipe for bubble solution will produce bigger-than-normal bubbles. It's simple and easy to double, triple, quadruple, or however many times you want to multply it.
For preschoolers a creative activity to make bowling pin and then go bowling! Great use of many small motor skills making the pins, and then large motor skills, counting skills, and hand and eye coordination when bowling.
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.
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.
For preschoolers a bingo game played with pictures. This is a fun game that works on visual discrimination, classification, memory, and visual recall skills
Looking for a party game for your child's next birthday party? Follow these directions to have your party participants skipping around the room, playing "Musical Pillows".
Learn the 25 gestures that make up the ultimate Rock, Paper, Scissors game, also called roshambo or rochambeau. There's more names too, but who cares, right?
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...
This is the classic game of musical chairs with a little fruit added. You Will Need
You don't need flying broomsticks or magic balls to play this version of the game – it's tailor-made for muggles like us.
A ring toss game can provide a fun activity that can be enjoyed indoors or out. Learn how to make a ring toss game in this free crafts video series.
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...
Get wild and let loose with the timeless game of Leapfrog. Step 1: Find open space
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 ...
Learn how to never lose at tic-tac-toe. Almost anyone knows how to play tic-tac-toe, but not everyone knows the strategy that guarantees they'll never lose another 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 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...
The children of St Cuthbert's School take you through the rules of the playground game 'Hopscotch'. Been around for centuries, but still a popular game for school children. Play hopscotch with playground rules.
This is a video for children to learn about the traffic light for pedestrians use. It is an interaction game where the children can push the proper light to answer questions pertaining to the traffic light. Teach children about traffic lights.
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 ...
A fast-paced, high-strategy baseball game two people can play anywhere, any time, whether your hanging out in Folsom Prison or camping in the Great North Woods. It might seemed old fashioned when Playstation, Wii and Xbox dominate the game world, but this is a game you can play while drinking a Coke or a Bud. If you don't like getting flipped off, then what more can I say?
Remember Seven Up? No..not the soft drink..the game! Seven Up is a popular game in school classrooms all over the country. It is great for all ages and super easy to learn, so check out this video and start having fun at school!
Watch this instructional video to get a bubble solution recipe that will yield impossibly giant soap bubbles. Make sure you use a clean bucket and a paint impeller to stir it.
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...
Play 'What's The Time Mr Wolf'. The children of St Cuthbert's School take you through the rules of the playground game 'What's the time Mr Wolf'. A classic game for younger children. Play the children's game 'What's The Time Mr Wolf'.
For preschoolers an activity good for counting and recognizing numbers. You can easily make and play this game at home.
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.
Have you ever had the urge to throw a ball at someone, but knew you could never do it? Regardless if for merely a gag or out of frustration, we all have that someone we would love to use as target practice, but know fully well we can't purposely try to hurt another person. Well, we have the solution here...
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...
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.
Get out your army pants and prepare to conquer your backyard. Learn how to play Capture the Flag with this video
Just imagine, your own indoor ice skating rink... ahhhh. You know, it doesn't have to be a dream, you can build your own makeshift ice skating rink inside your home easily in just five minutes.
Pokemon began as a Game Boy game from Nintendo and spread into other media; learn about Pokemon cards and how to play Pokemon TCG in this free collectible card game video series.
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...
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.
In this series of kids activity videos from our physical education expert, Expert Village tells you how to play the game of four square. Learn how to set up a court and choose the right ball, then watch a brief overview of the simple rules and you are ready to play.