There are as many games as there are fish in the sea. It is always an advantage to have some good games which are feasible and easy in the bag of tricks. These games can always be used for a variety evening. The games which are listed here are a good mixture. In water, indoors, outdoors, team or individual games or even as a variety of games for a parent’s evening.
The hunter tries to shoot the other players.
Rugby games are fast and rough. Frisbee rugby is an alternative.
Different games with a push ball (earth ball).
In this ball game the players in the middle of the game field are hit by players on in the outer fields with the ball.
In this ball game 2 throwers try to hit the players in the middle with a ball.
A thrower throws the ball into the field and the group tries to run around the field without being hit.
A player (the rabbit) is in the middle of a circle. The hunter on the outside of the circle tries to hit the rabbit with a ball.
Two teams stand in two playing fields opposite each other. One spy from each of the opposing teams is also in the opponent's field and tries to catch the ball from his own team.
A ball is aimed into a circle or a basket.
Similar to football but the ball can only be rolled with the hand.
A player stands in the middle and tries to shoot a ball out of the circle.
The ball is thrown up in the air and is caught by a player whose name is called out.
On a 50m long course runners must run away from the hunters who must hit them from the edge of the course.
The team makes a tunnel with their legs spread out. A ball must be rolled through the tunnel. The last player collects the ball and runs to the front.
Dodge ball - a ball throwing and catching game for teams - for 12-30 players.
Burning ball - a running, catching and throwing game for teams - for 12-30 players.
A player protects the others from being hit.
Catch the ball, throw it on and sit down.
A ball must be thrown into the centre of the circle. The opposing team tries to stop this.
Catching the ball is OK. A drop of the ball means sitting down.
Instead of playing football with a football, a rugby ball is used.
Instead of playing the ball with the foot, the ball is only allowed to be rolled with the hand.
The game is similar to 'hot potatoes'.
A basketball variation without a basket
Ball circle games with different rules.
The aim of the game is to swap all members of the team over to the other side.
The player in the middle shouts 'catch' and the player is not allowed to catch the ball. If he shouts 'don’t catch', they must catch it.
A player in the middle tries to throw a ball through a player’s legs.
Open plastic bottles filled with water are placed in a playing area. 2-3 guards must guard the water bottles.
Keep a beach ball up in the air as long as possible.
A ball is balanced on the foot or other variations.
Use many rugby balls or other balls instead of one rugby ball.
It doesn't matter whether the game is played like burning ball or baseball, with a baseball bat or with a Frisbee - the game which is similar to burning ball is great fun.
The ball must be passed ten times among the team to receive a point. The opponents try to do the same.
The game is played over a net like volleyball. However 2 members of the team hold a towel and try to scoop up /slap the ball.
A rugby game without contact fears. It should only be player with 3 ribbons tucked in the waistband.
The volleyball net is covered with sheets, so that view of the opponents playing area is not possible
Who's afraid of the big bad wolf? An old but popular game.
2 teams stand opposite each other and make long chains. Each team alternates sending one player to break through the opposite teams chain.
2 kids are chosen as a cat and a mouse. The rest of the group stands in equal rows ( e.g. 4x4 or 7x7 rows). The cat must follow the mouse through the rows.
The group stands with their legs apart and therefore make the croquet hooks. A player crawls through the legs over a finishing line.
All lie next to each other on the ground and the last in the row rolls over the others.
Bridge prisoners is a catching game with catchers, hunted and freeing.
The team is linked at the elbows and must run a race in this formation.
All team members are only allowed to move forwards when all feet are in contact.
All members of the group lie on their stomachs in a line and hold the ankles of the person in front.
The game is similar to " who's afraid of the big bad wolf?"
2 groups stand opposite each other. Different objects are placed directly in the middle which the group must bring behind their own line.
2 groups stand opposite each other separated by a line. Each group tries to get as many opposing players as possible into their own field.
5 volunteers are placed on a path and are blindfolded. The rest of the group must try to sneak past the blind.
On the opposite side of the playing field are objects which must be fetched. There are 2 guards in the playing field who must prevent this.
Each player has a piece of cloth tied to their leg. Everyone now tries to remove the others cloth without losing their own.
Each team forms a row and the members hold onto each others waists. A cloth is stuck in the last player’s waistband. The dragons must try to steal the cloth.
Indiana - a game using the flat of the hand to hit a ball with feathers according to volleyball rules.
A 3m long rope is swung in a circle over the ground.
2 players play the ball to each other and a third player tries to stop them.
A Frisbee is thrown with least throws across a field.
Each group member try to push each other into the next fields.
Each team tries to throw as many beer mats as possible into the opponent's field.
2 runners stand next to each other and are tied together at the ankle with a sheet.
A game of hockey with a shoe as the stick. A softball can be used as a puck.
In this handball game a goalkeeper stands in the opponent's area and catches the ball with a waste paper basket.
From their own field the players try to shoot at the opposing team members with balls. Anyone who is hit and be saved by the ambulance men.
The game is played on the knees. The opponent can be pushed out of the field. The team's own ball must be brought into the opponent's goal.
Lots of games can be played with a Frisbee
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