Easy Outdoor Games for Kids

Ice Shot Game

Try the Ice Shot Game to let kids test the power of their breath. Some ancient tribes used blow guns to hunt for food for their families. This easy outdoor game for kids lets them try the dart-blowing technique safely while having wild and watery fun.

What You'll Need:

  • Paper
  • Washable markers
  • Tape
  • Drinking straws
  • Finely crushed ice

Step 1: Make targets out of paper, and color them with washable markers. Make sure nothing is left white.

Step 2: Tape your targets to a fence post, and have each player back away at least 10 paces.

Step 3: One by one, have each player shoot for those targets, using an ordinary drinking straw as the blow gun and tiny pieces of crushed ice as "darts."

Step 4: Set a time limit for each player, and then check the target for the watery smear marks that show dead-on hits of ice.

Step 5: Continue until every player has had a turn. The person with the most hits wins the round.

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