I Remember My Favorite Childhood Games

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    We had a lot and sometimes I struggle to

    remember them all but we played kiss chase, conkers, marbles, hop scotch and skipped at school. At home or when I visited child friends we played with dolls, teddies and board games like Mouse trap and at parties we'd play pass the parcel.
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 14, 2014

    Loved to Play Marbles

    But did not like to lose. Red rover, red rover, jump rope, softball, stickball, kick the can and volleyball. Did Not Like Dodgeball!  It hurt!
    aftermath aftermath
    61-65, F
    Dec 29, 2008

    I am in a playful mood this week!

    But before my friend Gwyneth takes this as a signal to chase me up and down the street (wishful thinking on my part), let me explain. Article 31 on the UN Rights of the Child states that “Every child has the right to relax, play and take part in a wide range of cultural and...
    bethturner bethturner
    26-30, F
    7 Responses Aug 5, 2014

    Mostly Tea Party Games

    I HAD A CHINA TEA SET AND WE USED TO MAKE REAL TEA AND MILK AND MY MUM WOULD MAKE VERY SMALL PANCAKES FOR ME TO USE ON THE CHINA PLATES.   i HAD DOLLS ... MY FAVES WERE THE STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE DOLLS i HAD A FEW OF THOSE...SOMETIMES I WOULD PLAY DRESS UP ... AND PRETEND I WAS...
    czaristacrystals czaristacrystals
    36-40, F
    Jun 17, 2012

    Explosive Monkey

    My family had a very strange game we would play, called "Explosive Monkey".We had a stuffed monkey toy that when squeezed would make this howling sound. If you were in the same room as the monkey when the sound went off, you were considered dead, since the explosive radius would...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Oct 24, 2012

    Dress Ups

    When I was young I was a fiend for dress ups.  We had a heap of neat stuff, Mum hung on to a lot, I did ballet so there was left over costumes, and Mum was good at sewing so she could make stuff, or adapt stuff to fit.  I remember a green slinky dress, a pale blue...
    auroraaustralis auroraaustralis
    22-25
    3 Responses Dec 29, 2008

    One of My Favorites.

    I enjoyed playing 7up with a tennis ball. Here's how to play it: Seven-seys: Throw the ball against the wall 7 times and catch it. Six-seys: Throw the ball against the wall, allow it to come back and bounce on the ground once, then catch it. (6 times) Five-seys: Bounce the...
    Pussywillowing Pussywillowing
    46-50, F
    1 Response Sep 9, 2008
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