Cooperative Games for Kids

screen3Kids are generally very impressionable, which is why when we impart any kind of knowledge, habits, or wisdom, we have to be very careful. There are times when we don’t even realize the kind of impression kids have when we do or say certain things. Similar is the case when you are hosting a party and are having them play competitive kids’ party games. Since most games or competitive, it is hard to figure what a child will make of losing or winning a game. Moreover, not only their own loss, but sometimes the victory of others in the game also affects them badly. Till they understand that winning and losing is a part of life, and learn to come to terms with it, it is advisable to try to avoid such situations when it is in your hands. In cases like these, cooperative games for kids are a great choice. The idea behind these games is that all children enjoy the game, without winning or losing, that kids learn to cooperate with each other, and that also imparts a

Fun Games for Boys

download-19If we go by the nature of boys, games that are action-packed interest them the most. Outdoor games, video games and online games that take into account these factors are said to interest boys. Kids love to play online games and especially the role-playing ones. Party and outdoor games are also quite interesting and fun to play. A short account of different games that boys would enjoy is presented below.

Different Fun Games for Boys
The various games for boys include online games, party games, and simple indoor and outdoor games played in everyday life. There are many cool games on the Internet. Most of these are racing games while those with soccer and other sports themes too form a large chunk. Let us find more information on these games.

Video and Online Games
There are many games available online, which can be played with the help of different types of consoles. ‘Crash of the Titans’ is one such action-adventure game played with ‘Xbox 360’, ‘PlayStation Portable’, ‘Playstation 2’ and ‘Wii’. The game is developed by ‘Radical Entertainment’ a video game developing company based in Vancouver, Canada. Soccer fans would find

Fun Games to Play With Your Boyfriend

paint-twister-coupleAn Unusual, Relaxing Game!
Sometimes, the best way to spend time together is relaxing in bed! Turn off your cell phones, stock up some romantic/thriller movies, grab some snacks, and spend the entire day by not moving from bed. Enjoy each others company by talking and playing around.

Yes, every day you learn something new about your partner. But, we bet there’s more to it. Games like Truth and Dare remain to be a classic when it comes to ‘couple games’, giving a chance to know things about each other better. We give you some more question-game options. You can play these games when out on a date or via texting. These can be effective in bringing laughter, and sometimes may also help to break the ice.

The thing about texting is that it can get monotonous after a certain time, like sending the same “good morning/good night” texts, or stuffing his inbox with “I love you” stuff. How about playing games through texting, and make your relationship more lively?

20 questions is played through texting since time immemorial. In case you

Fun Games to Play with Friends

We’re sure you agree that your friends are the best thing that could happen to you. The madness, the bonding, sharing a big part of your life, knowing that there always is going to be someone witnessing every aspect of your life, isn’t that just the best feeling ever? No one, not even our parents can take the place of our friends, right? In fact, we all have had phases in life where we share those little secrets with only our buddies, and nobody else at all.

The games we play as kids undergo a sea of change as we grow up. Meaning, of course adults are not known to play games in the conventional sense of the word. However, let us consider that you have invited some friends over to your place. What options do you have to entertain them and make sure they don’t regret coming over thanks to boredom? Allow us to unfold some options for you.

Fun Games to Play When Bored

On a hindsight, just being with my best buddies and chatting with them, having a great conversation with teasing and loads of back slapping and high fives gives us a great high. We do not

Unbelievably Awesome Winter Games for Kids

When it’s too cold to play outside, kids need something to keep them occupied. Playing same old games indoors and outdoors can make them irritated. Coming up with new winter games can be a challenge for parents and teachers at school if kids have already played the games you’ve suggested. To overcome this dilemma, check out these fun games for kids which will make them jump up in their seats with joy.

Outdoor Games

Clear the Obstacles
Make 10 snowballs of about two ft and 5 ft tall away from each other. Divide everyone into two groups and choose a leader in each group. Each team jumps over the obstacles while following their leader. The other team checks if no one is cheating and counts how many players finished jumping over all the 10 obstacles. The team with the highest score wins.

Write Names in the Snow
Take your kids outside once you’ve got your gloves, hats, coats, scarves, and boots ready. Stand in the snow and drag your feet across the snow. Write your name in the snow as you are dragging your feet in it. Once you’re done, go to your room and check out your name in the

How to Play the Black Magic Mind Game

The Black Magic game is nothing but tricking the audience into perceiving that you have dark powers and can communicate through psychic messages. However, the audience would be well aware that every magic has some secret behind it, something like a signal or hidden gesture.

The task of the audience is to figure out this secret by carefully observing your act. But don’t worry, even if the audience is successful in guessing the secret; you can manipulate the trick by introducing a new secret.

It’s beginning to sound interesting, right? Then why wait, let’s get started. Take a look at how to play the Black Magic game.

Instructions to Play the Black Magic Mind Game

Create a Demonic Atmosphere

To make the trick feel real, create a demonic setting. Switch off the lights, and light some candles. If possible, arrange for some fake skulls and bones. Draw a pentagon symbol somewhere on the floor, and light candles on the five points around it.

Dress in a black-hooded sweatshirt, and leave your hair untied (if you’re a girl). Also, condition your gestures and expressions in such a way that the audience should feel that you’re constantly communicating with evil powers.

Arrange for an Assistant

Pick somebody from

Relationship Building Games for Couples

Have you ever wondered how a few games can actually help strengthen a relationship that can usually take a lot more time and effort to build on its own? Amazing, isn’t it? We all know how important it is to build a relationship the right way and nurture it properly, so that this phase of growing makes us happy with every passing moment. Honestly, when I first heard of these games, it took me by surprise. I mean, we all hear of those fun party games for couples, and games for couples to know each other, but to actually help build a relationship? This was certainly something new. However, I’m glad I came across them, as today, I can firmly say that they do help. These games, however casual they may seem, help you in knowing a lot of things about each other that you did not know before. The number of things you both will find out about each other will amuse you, and will only help deepen your love for each other and build a healthy relationship. Having said that, let’s go and check out some of them!

Interesting Relationship Building Games for Couples

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Fun Games to Play with Your Girlfriend

Spending quality time with your girlfriend is top priority for her (and it should be for you as well). Although you don’t necessarily need to be “doing” something every time, sitting idly, blowing time doesn’t seem “fun”, at times. There are many times when you just can’t find words or topics to discuss with your girlfriend over the phone. Although some people may find it lame, but it’s like, you really can’t help it, can you? I mean, we all have our moments, and at times, these moments can bring about silence for some. Now, if you are getting confused about my rambling here, then let me make it clear for you. You, the boyfriend, can’t find interesting topics to talk about with a girl (hopefully your girlfriend) and need some desperate help to keep her entertained. What next? How about some interesting games to play with your girlfriend?

There can be times when she’s at school, work, or at home and you guys can’t meet at that moment. Or how about this, you two are together, but haven’t really made a decision to do something. What then? Wouldn’t you want to make things a bit more interesting? I’m

Rules and Hard Phrases to Play the Telephone Game

The Telephone game is popularly referred to as ‘Chinese Whispers’, ‘Broken Telephone’, or ‘Pass the Message’. The term Chinese Whispers has been considered offensive as it denotes sheer confusion and can be misinterpreted as the Chinese language being incomprehensible. This inability of comprehension of a language is also seen in another idiom, ‘It’s all Greek and Latin to me!’.

So let’s be on the safer side and simply call the game Telephone or Broken Telephone. The game is meant for settings involving a lot of people, like parties, or as a fun activity in school. The game pairs really good with kids as they are more likely to make audition errors, which is the sole intent of the game. The object of the game is to pass on a message from one person to the other via several others.

Let’s begin with the Broken Telephone game rules, and then move on to some examples of humorous phrases that can be used to make the game more funny.

How to Play the Broken Telephone Game

➔ To play the Telephone or the Broken Telephone game, there should be a minimum of 6-8 heads. Try including as many people as you can as it

Fun Games to Play When Bored

Fighting boredom, the royal way!
A popular recreational activity today, tug of war was actually a royal sport in Ancient Greece.
There are times when boredom sets in and your mind goes numb, unable to figure out what to do. In such a situation, playing games can be fun. It can help you ease your mind and provide that much-needed relief.

Fun Games to Play to Get Rid of Boredom
If you are at home… bored with nothing to do… you can resort to fun games like truth or dare, would you rather, or treasure hunt. While some of these games can be played by anyone, others are meant for people of specific age groups.

Who am I?

In this game, the player draws a card with the name of a character, animal, or anything written over it, and without looking at it, sticks it to his forehead. He then asks a series of questions to others and tries to guess who he is.

Truth or Dare
A group of people sit in a circular formation and spin a bottle. The person towards whom the bottle points has to either opt for ‘truth’ and answer the

Rope in the Fun Times

Tug of war is a non-contact team sport where two teams with equal members are put to test against each other in a sheer show of strength. The objective is to either pull a specific part of the rope (competitive tug of war) or all the members of the opposite team (recreational variant of the sport) into your own territory. The fact that its rules are simple and it requires minimal equipment, makes tug of war a popular sport in various parts of the world.

Tug of War Rules and Regulations

Tug of war is played in almost all the countries in the world, however, only a few countries have a proper governing body for the same. The Tug of War International Federation (TWIF) is the 53-member international governing body for the sport. Discussed below are the standard rules of tug of war, constituted to ensure that the sport is played in true spirit.

Teams

➠ According to the rules of competitive tug of war, each team is made up of eight players. However, the combined weight of these eight players should not exceed the weight determined for that particular category.

➠ There are three categories: Junior, Under 23, and Senior, which are

Heard of the ‘Pick Up the Sticks’ Game

For many years, games like Pick Up Sticks have entertained children as well as adults. This game surely makes everyone take active part in the race towards collecting all the sticks.

With the festive season around the corner, this game will be an amusing option to entertain your family members. Children and older people can participate in the game too. The best part is that you can play the game in the comfort of your house. A little healthy competition will strengthen your family bond for sure. Now all that remains is to get acquainted with rules of the game, which we have explained below.

How to Play “Pick Up Sticks”

Setup for the Game

➥ Choose a smooth and flat surface like a tabletop for the game.
➥ Remove everything on it so that the game area is clear.
➥ Get different-colored game sticks from any play store. You will need approximately 1 black stick, 7 red sticks, 7 blue sticks, 8 green sticks, and 7 yellow sticks.
➥ Hold them together vertically in your hand.
➥ Gently drop them on the flat surface that you have arranged for.
➥ The colored sticks will be mixed but

How Crab Soccer is Played

This über-fun game is played by two teams, and can be played indoors in a gym or a basketball court. All that is needed is an inflated cage ball that can float longer. Some play this game with an actual football or volleyball as well.

However, it is more challenging to use a small ball, because the participants are required to play this game sitting down. The players are supposed to use only their feet, while they rest their hands behind them on the floor.

The hands are used for pushing the body forward, while the feet are used for walking while sitting down. All this while, the torso is raised whenever the player wishes to move. This game is called so, because while seated in this position, the players look like crabs. This Buzzle article explains how to play crab soccer.

Crab Soccer Requirements
❑ A clean square or rectangular field, with no furniture, stones, or protruding items, that might injure the players.

❑ One inflated cage ball.

❑ 2 pairs of cones (4 nos.), that can act as goal posts, and placed on either sides of the field.

❑ If the field is big enough, you may add 2 more

Fun Conversation Games to Play

Conversation games have gained popularity because of the Hip Hop culture and TV shows such as, Yo Momma and Wild N Out.

For some, getting a conversation started can be a daunting task, especially if it’s a new couple or with their kids. For others it can come quite naturally. Sometimes you and your mates might be stuck at a place where card games or board games aren’t an option. Regardless of the situation you are in; maybe you are waiting in line at the bank with your friend, driving, or when there’s load shedding at home, conversation games are a classic way to spend time.

These games not only improve your relationship with the other person, but also help to get people talking about things which they may not normally be comfortable with. Listed below are a few conversation games. All you need is a little bit of imagination.

Good Conversation Games

Truth Or Dare
For this game, the group has to sit in a circle. Now take a bottle, place it in the middle of the circle and spin it. When it stops its cap portion will face one player and other side will

Funny ‘Never Have I Ever’ Game Questions

Celebrities too have a blast playing this hilarious game!
The famous talk show host Ellen DeGeneres has wrung many embarrassing, dark, and downright funny secrets from her celebrity guests like Johnny Depp, Madonna, Gwyneth Paltrow, Justin Bieber, et al on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.

It’s fun to play an aberrant once in a while, right? Yeah, but by deviancy we don’t mean something outright scandalizing or stupid, but something that is super fun and within agreeable purview of decency like popping questions that would never ever bob up in ordinary conversations. “Never Have I Ever” game will give you that opportunity to elicit answers to some crazy, outrageous, and wild questions.

The rules of the game are simple―all you need to do is to get yourselves seated in a circle and arrange for equal number of shot glasses for all the players. Begin the game by having someone say something that he/she has never attempted to do in their life, say for example “Never have I ever been to Disneyland”, so those of you who have been to Disneyland will swig down a shot glass. Take turns to keep the game flowing; the one who has

Bible Games for Adults

The Bible is the number one shoplifted book in the world!
Organizing Sunday or Feast day gatherings in the church can serve in a way to know your local church community better. Such retreats and youth camps can lead the faithful into prayer, worship, and a better understanding of scriptures. The easiest way to inculcate scripture-based living is through fun activities like conducting Christian games during the congregational gatherings. These games not only entertain but also allow one to learn about the

Bible verses.
Of course you can have a little ‘fun’ at church with these amazing Christian games for adults that will leave you enriched with the Word of God, and who knows you may end up making a lot of friends.

Bible Charades
Love to act out? Then this game can be a popular hit among the crowd by encouraging participation and teamwork.

How to Play
► Write famous biblical events as clues on individual slips of paper. For e.g. Jesus walking on water, Moses breaking the tablets of ten commandments, the writing on the wall during Belshazzar’s feast etc.

► Fold the slips of paper and place them in a bowl or hat.

Fun Games for Adults

All work and no play, makes your life boring and mundane. Games are not just meant for kids. Games at a weekend party provide a refreshing change and a rejuvenating experience. Games for adults come in all shapes and sizes and importantly there’s never a question of winning or losing. These games will revive the missing element of fun and excitement in your life. So loosen up your ties, roll up your sleeves and get ready for an evening of rollicking laughter.

Say the Name
Let me warn you, this will get you drunk, so designate a responsible driver. Make your drinks and begin the game with the name of a famous person. Suppose the name is ‘Bill Gates’, then the next person will say the next name starting with ‘G’. Suppose the next person says, ‘Gerard Butler’, the one after him/her will say the name beginning with ‘B’. The game basically, continues with first letter of the last name. The fun part of the game is where a participant cannot think of a name. What happens then? Then, the participant is supposed to keep on drinking till he/she thinks of name. After so much of alcohol,

Games for Kids Under 5

Keeping toddlers occupied can be a daunting task for any parent. Activities and games are the best option to keep your child busy and can also be a learning experience at the same time. Games help kids to enhance their creativity, thinking skills and give them the much-needed recreation from their day-to-day activities.

Children under the age of 5 are extremely curious and inquisitive about the surroundings. The best way to help them learn and garner knowledge is by teaching them the same by means of various recreational activities. While their love for playing and having fun will never subside, this is the best way to make sure that the games your kids play is a learning experience too.

Tag
Tag is a game where you’ll definitely have to do quite a bit of running. In this game, one person is selected as ‘it’, and he/she has to chase the other players within a decided area. Once the person who is marked as ‘it’ succeeds in chasing and touching (tagging) any one of the other players, the tag is transferred to that player who now becomes ‘it’. The new tagged player should now chase other players and follow

Exciting Group Games for Adults

Group games are the best way to get a fairly large number of people to interact. It is customary to start with an icebreaker activity, which helps people to overcome their initial awkwardness and join the fun. It is also an effective way to mix up the group, so that people who know each other no longer clump together but are forced to get to know others. If the group of people belong to an organization, it would be a good idea to include games that teach qualities of teamwork or leadership. Here are a few fun games for adults to play in groups.

Two Truths and a Lie

The basic objective of this game is introducing each person to others. If you have a very large group of people, you can split them into smaller groups and have them play the game within each group. Make each group sit in a circle, and provide a piece of paper and pen to each person. Tell them to write down two true statements about themselves and one lie. One by one each person has to read out what they have written and the group has to guess which statements

Want Rules to Play the ‘Simon Says’ Game? Read This

Simon Who?!
Before it was “Simon says,” the phrase used to be “Cicero says.” It was a tribute to renowned Roman orator and statesman Marcus Tullius Cicero. In Latin, the phrase is “Cicero dicit fac hoc,” which means “Cicero says, do this.
It is hard to tell when Cicero was replaced by Simon in the phrase. However, it is known that it is in reference to 13th-century historical statesman Simon de Montfort. After winning the Battle of Lewes of the Second Barons’ War in 1264, his reputation as a commanding authority was established. He imprisoned the King of England, Henry III, and established the first democratic parliament.

Regardless of the origin of the game’s phrase, it is one of the most popular games in schools since one can remember. The ‘Simon Says’ game is ideal for preschoolers as teachers can use it to teach impulse control, the ability to distinguish between valid and invalid commands, concentration, listening skills, and motor skills. Let us see how to play this game.

Objective

Follow all the valid instructions to win the game.

You Will Need
► An open space
► One Simon (the controller)
► 3 –