Pioneer children played many games similar to ones children play today, including variations on duck, duck, goose; hopscotch; checkers; cat's cradle; and types of tag. Because pioneer families did not have room for large... More »

Easily preserved foods with dense calories like bacon, flour, rice and dried corn were the staples of pioneer cuisine. Jacqueline Williams, writing for the Oregon-California Trails Association Overland Journal, described... More »

Pioneers used common everyday objects to create fun games. The children also had homemade toys, which they played with for fun. More »

Outdoor games that children play include capture the flag; duck, duck, goose; hide and seek; hopscotch; hot potato; jump rope; kick the can; Marco Polo; red light, green light; red rover; Simon says; tag; freeze tag; and... More » Hobbies & Games Group Games

When colonial children had time to have fun, they would play many of the same games being played by children in the 21st century, including hide-and-seek, tag and hopscotch. Colonial children also turned their work into ... More »

Cherokee Indians played many games, both when they were children and when they were considered adults. Two of the most popular games played were stick ball and marbles. More »

There are different kinds of poultry, including chicken, pheasant, turkey, duck, goose, pigeon, partridge, quail, ostrich, emu and rhea. Poultry is the term used for any domestic fowl that is raised for its feathers, egg... More »