Parents should consider reviving classic outdoor games from your childhood as Fourth of July activities for kids. They should help make your holiday picnic or get together extra special.
Listed below are 4 games you may have forgotten but have stood the test of time and will likely elicit fond memories from childhood.
- Kick the Can
Kick the Can is an often forgotten game that has elements of capture the flag, tag, and hide and seek. Someone is “it” and finds and tags other players who go to a pretend prison but not all hope is lost. A “can” is placed in an open area near the prison and if a player kicks it without getting tagged the prisoner is set free.
Scavenger Hunt or Treasure Hunt
Other Class Games to consider
The above list has some of our favorites but here is a list of several other classic outdoor games to consider for igniting your 4th of July festivities.
- Relay Races
- Wheelbarrow Races
- Red Rover
- 3-Legged Races
Our scavenger hunts help create family memories and save parents time by writing scavenger hunt clues and riddles that are challenging for kids and providing specific directions of where to hide each clue.