Refresh Leadership describes several team-building games for adults: concentration, grab bag skits, salt and pepper and the human knot. These games provide interesting and fun ways promote effective communication and encouragement.
A:The goal of the game of horseshoes is to score the most points from pitching horseshoes at a stake at the opposite end of a long, narrow court. Points are scored not only for "ringers," which are tosses with which the horseshoe completely encircles the stake, but also for throwing the horseshoe that lands nearest to the stake.
A:The card game 2500 is also known as 2500 Rummy and is played by dealing a face up card to each player, dealing additional cards based on the initial card and taking turns making runs. The game is scored after each round.
A:Enjoyable picnic games for adults include croquet, charades, trivia, spoon racing and potato sack racing. Most of these games do not require expensive equipment and are easy to modify when kids and teens want to join the fun.
A:"Road Sign ABC" is one game to play on a bus trip. The game is played by finding the letters of the alphabet on road signs. Only one letter can be used per sign, and the game ends when the first person finds all 26 letters.
A:The rules for a cake walk involve setting up numbered squares along a circular path and playing music while participants walk around the circle, then stopping the music and calling out a random number that corresponds to one of the squares. The participant who is standing on (or nearest) the square called is the winner and can then choose a cake. A cake walk is a popular game at school carnivals, picnics, block parties, or church fundraisers.
A:In the game of shuffleboard, the goal is to slide weights to the opposite end of the table, getting as close to the edge as possible without falling off. A shuffleboard table and weights are needed to play.
A:The cornhole game can be played in teams of two or as one-member teams. All adults must throw their bean bags from the pitcher's box behind the 30-foot foul line. Opponents throw from the same platform each round, alternating throws until each player has thrown four bean bags.
A:Card games are enjoyable to senior citizens. According to Love To Know, a few fun card games are sequence, phase 10 and pinochle. There are also different versions of solitaire. Word puzzles, crosswords and jigsaw puzzles appeal to older people as well. Board games are another option, including bingo and Scrabble.
A:CBS News, reporting on a study from Oxford University, states that good indoor games for kids include playing video games. Kids who play at least one hour of video games a day are more social, happier and less hyperactive indoors than kids who don't.
A:Apples to Apples, Trivial Pursuit and charades are games that couples can play during a couples game night. These games are fast-paced games that allow people to play on couple teams or individually.
A:Some fun games to play with balloons include balloon juggle, balloon pop, balloon balance, category challenge and balloon relay races. Another option is to use balloons in place of regular sports, such as balloon volleyball, baseball, soccer or tennis.
A:According to Funnp, funny laser tag names include Cosmic Lights, Sunny Rays, Tag Hunters, Flash Lights and Master Blasters. Since laser tag is a game played by people of all ages, the names should not include profanity, racism or other hurtful phrases.
A:Playing Mr. and Mrs. Right requires a group of people standing in a circle. Tell the participants that when they hear the word "left," they have to step to the left, and when they hear the word "right," they need to step to the right. Read a long story about Mr. and Mrs. Right using the words "left" and "right" many times. Hilarity ensues when players knock into each other, forgetting which way to step at each "left" and "right."
A:Examples of fun, indoor activities for kids include hide and seek, treasure hunts and indoor bowling, according to Today's Parent. Parents can modify these activities to better fit the age of the children, such as playing hide in seek in the dark when they are older.