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Play Freeze Tag

No Travel

Outside

Free

STEM Connection

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Running, jumping, skipping, and playing are all important to creating a well-rounded, resilient child.  It's great character-building for a kid to learn collaboration and give-and-take with others.  In addition, it's good for kids to sometimes "lose" at something (aka - getting tagged out).  Resiliency and collaboration skills are foundational skills in any STEM career.  Think of what Smith and Wesson or the Wright Brothers would have produced (or rather, how long it would have taken or of what quality) if they didn't learn how to work together as children and learn how to lose and try again.  Freeze tag may sound like "just a kids' game," but it has so much more intrinsic value than that.

Best Location

Anywhere outside...that is safe!

Project Materials List

Nothing.  Nada.  Zip.  Zilch.

Related Web Links

Check out this site for ideas on alternate ways to play.

Ideas, Notes, & Tips

  • I love the alternate ways to play in the link above.  Seriously do check it out.

  • Let the kids resolve their own issues.  It's a healthier way to parent (and develops better long-term skills) than jumping in to solve problems for them.