From The Game Gal comes this fun variation of Capture the Flag – using “flour bombs”. You can play this a number of ways – one flag, two flags, let defenders have bombs or both sides have bombs. The great thing about flour bombs is that they are soft, don’t hurt, are far less messy [...]
As Christians we like to think that everything boils down to one answer – only Jesus can change the world. While that is unquestionably true, the reality is a little more nuanced. For instance, the apostle Paul tells us “whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever [...]
Now that the days are getting shorter and it’s not too cold out (at least in some parts of the country), it’s a great time to consider outside and in the dark games. This one comes from Game Gal – Hit the Dirt is a variant of hide-and-seek where the person who’s “it” stays put [...]
A round of cards is a great way to spend an autumn night, a weekend on the road – or even on the side of the road waiting for AAA. Mental Floss has a great collection of unusual card games for people who are bored with straight 52 card pickup. My favorite on the list? [...]
Play is more than just fun and games. There is research that suggests it is also important for cognitive development.