This is probably my all-time favourite game, as it can be tailored for all occasions, works with all ages, breaks the ice when people don't know each other, and causes much merriment even when played with the best of friends.
Join our family travelling around the world to see its famous sites in this delightful colouring page of the Pyramids in Egypt.
The Sphinx is probably one of the most famous - and the strangest - sites of the Ancient world. Print and colour this fun picture featuring our intrepid children world travellers!
Not for the faint-hearted, this game is best played out of doors when clothes don't really matter! It works with mixed family age-groups if everyone who takes part is a good sport, and will cause much hilarity..
In the Book of the Ten Thousand Wonders there are three hundred and thirty-three stories about the Phoenix, and this is one of them.
Children love this team game, which takes a fair amount of skill and concentration (and puff!) There are at least two different ways to play it...
You will need:
The Tray Game is a memory game which children really enjoy, especially if you make the objects on the tray interesting. It was definitely one of my favourites as a child, and my kids loved it too. We have two variations below.
Everybody recognises The White House, the Washington home of the President of the United States! Use this colouring page and story paper printable to write some facts about The White House, about the President, or perhaps tomake up a story.
This game takes a bit of preparation, but is less rowdy than some other "hunting" games and is generally enjoyed.
You will need:
This useful little game is perfect for those odd moments when you just need a little something to keep the kids amused! Kids really need to be able to count to 100 or so to play.
This lovely printable Nativity poster features the three kings or wise men who follow the star to witness Jesus' birth.
This game is simple, fun and popular. It also introduces a number of the concepts of more advanced dice games.
Skills: Addition (scoring)
Here's a cute Halloween colouring page for younger children showing three pretty witches around a cauldron, mixing up a spell for this spooky holiday! Just print and enjoy! Click the link below for our printable version.
This is a traditional Chinese boy's game, similar to marbles. Children "win" coins in this game, so you will need to decide whether to play with real coins as the prize or to claim them back at the end!
One of a set of colouring pages designed to encourage children to remember some simple school rules. In this colouring page a little girl remembers to throw some paper into the recycling bin.
This printable story paper is perfect for kids to write about recycling, saving the planet, and keeping school tidy.