Kids Outdoor Party Games Which are Great for Adults Too
Kids outdoor party games work very well at family picnics, birthday parties and other outdoor group events. These simple yet thrilling outdoor games are competitive and strike the right chord with kids. They are inexpensive to set up and its planning requires modest purchases, simple supplies and few prizes. Kids outdoor parties hit off very well with children who enjoy frolicking with each other.
Some outdoor party games consist of balloon stomp, jump rope relay, hot potato, hula hoop contest, outdoor scavenger hunt and freeze dance. For the balloon stomp the requisite items include balloons and strings. The kids are encouraged to blow the balloons and tie one to their ankle with string. Just as the “go” signal is announced, the kids run around trying to stomp on and burst each other’s balloon. The winner of this hilarious game is the child who keeps his / her balloon intact.
Kids outdoor party becomes all the more unique and interesting when the kids participate in the “hula hoop” contest. In this outdoor game small groups of children are given hula hoops and with the beat of music they begin “hula hooping” as long as they can manage. In the event of the hula hoop dropping or being touched by a player, the participant is out of the game.
Similarly, the hot potato contest is equally interesting. In this game, the kids are made to stand in a circle while the parents start the music. Players pass the potato around the circle but on stoppage of the music, the person holding the potato is out of the game. The play continues till a single winner remains.
The outdoor scavenger hunt game is another outdoor game. In this party game, a printed list of nature items is required for the hunt. The kids could be arranged in teams and the list of nature items are handed out to them. Some suggestions such as rocks, leaf, bug, pine cone, twig and some colored items are required to be collected. The first player or team which reports back with all the items is considered the winner.
The freeze dance is an exciting outdoor game where wild music is played and kids dance to the tune. With the stoppage of music, all the kids freeze to that position. If any one makes a movement that participant is out of the game. The last dancer standing still wins the “best dancer” prize. Amazing kids outdoor party games are entertaining both for the children and their parents.