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18 January 2011

Ten on Tuesday: Let's Play!

Ten on Tuesday10 Favorite Games From Your Childhood

1. Pom Pom Pull Away. When I was heading into third grade my parents bought their first house in a brand new subdivision that was packed with kids. Man oh man, did we play the outdoor games -- every night 'til the street lights came on!!

2. Hide & Seek.

3. Tag -- all varieties!

4. Kickball -- a HUGE favorite in the neighborhood.

5. Marbles (at school). I recall being pretty good at marbles!

6. Truth or Dare. Heheh (when I was a little older). We'd hide out in the dirt piles of whatever new house was being built -- there was always a house under construction!

7. Monopoly. My dad took us on a trip around Lake Superior in a motorhome when I was about 12 and we were playing Monopoly constantly... while listening to a Gary Puckett & The Union Gap cassette (must have been the only one we had)! Indelible marks.

8. Scrabble. Particularly at the cottage, and often with Grandma.

9. Cards - Crazy 8s, Fish, and Old Maid were about the extent of it.

10. Yahtzee!

 

Comments

I love the memories that are coming from reading these lists!

Your neighborhood sounds like mine as a kid! Outdoor games in someone's yard until it was dark. Great fun. There's nothing like running around - free and noisy - on a summer night.

Yahtzee! That's one I forgot. The memories of childhood are flooding back!

I thought about adding truth or dare....Way too much fun! Great list

Oh my goodness! Playing until the street light came on, yessiree. No Capture the Flag?

Gary Puckett ...his voice still turns me on! We had dirt piles we played on, laid on (it was almost like standing up, just at an angle) and talked and talked and talked on. Forgot about them...sweet post.

What about jacks? Hula hoop? those were wildly popular when I was a kid, mid 60's.

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