The 10 best outdoor games kids today have probably never heard of
With today's technology-led culture, playing outdoors can often seem like a thing of the past.
While kids of the 1970s, ‘80s and ‘90s will likely remember quintessential outdoor games with fond nostalgia, youngsters today have probably never heard of these playtime classics. As the weather is finally brightening up, here are 10 of the best outdoor games you could bring back to play with your children. How many do you remember?
5. Knock n Bolt / Knock a door run
One of the most controversial street games on the list, plenty will have had fun playing this back in the day. The aim is to ring a doorbell or knock on a door and run away as fast as possible.
There are lots of variations of this 4,000 years strong game, so you can decide on which version you want to play. The winner is the person who has the most marbles at the end, and you can up the stakes by playing for keeps.
Players separate into two teams with each forming a straight line. Someone from Team 1 has to run through the arms of two people from Team 2. If they are successful, they go back to their team line. If they fail, they move team.