Outdoor Games for Kids and Adults

by Vijay Murali
(Chennai,Tamil Nadu, India)

There are lots of outdoor games that I have played over the years and continue to do so.

Since I hail from India, where cricket is like a religion, I got into playing cricket first.

That game is played by 11 players per side and the aim of the game or the team is to make the maximum runs.

The team that makes the maximum runs in a game is the winner.

It taught me many aspects like gamesmanship and playing for the team which is very important even in everyday life.

Some of the other sports I have played are football, basketball, badminton and a little bit of tennis.

All these games inspire the athlete in an individual and for games like football and basketball, you require high amount of coordination amongst your team-mates and they are bound to test your stamina as well.

Tennis can be played either by 2 people or by four. Tennis requires high concentration and stamina as well as excellent hand-eye coordination.

Even badminton is quite similar to Tennis but here it is played by a shuttle cork.

The advantage of outdoor games is that they give us an insight into many qualities that we need to develop and kids start developing qualities like sportsmanship, leadership and team-spirit at a very young age.

Enter your E-mail Address

Enter your First Name (optional)


Don't worry -- your e-mail address is totally secure.

I promise to use it only to send you FREE Sun Protection E-Zine.

Click here to post comments

Join in and write your own page! It's easy to do. How? Simply click here to return to Kids Outdoor Games Favorites and Stories.

Enjoy this page? Please pay it forward. Here's how...

Would you prefer to share this page with others by linking to it?

  1. Click on the HTML link code below.
  2. Copy and paste it, adding a note of your own, into your blog, a Web page, forums, a blog comment, your Facebook account, or anywhere that someone would find this page valuable.

Protected by Copyscape Online Copyright Checker