With the summer holidays fast approaching, and a spell of balmy weather on the horizon, we’ve picked our favourite fun and active games for your very own sports day - perfect for playful afternoons at home, or perhaps even at the park or on the beach.
Firstly, you need 3 key ingredients for a champion event:
Check the forecast for a sunny day so your event doesn’t get rained off unexpectedly. Rally your kids to get crafty and make sports day invitations for friends and family. They can get into the spirit too by making prizes; you could even bake biscuit medals for edible team treats! Plan your venue, pack your picnic and pick your products ready for a great day out. Healthy snacks and lots of water will keep everyone hydrated and fuelled for action.
Sports day events can feature a range of apparatus, big or small, but as long as you have plenty of imagination, and you’re all geared up for lots of fun, then anything goes. Here’s a few tried and tested games we love, and hope you do too:
Lots of laughter is guaranteed with the games above that will have little ones and big ones getting into the spirit of sports day. Whatever the weather, and wherever the location, it’s all about getting active, having fun and trying something new. Have you hosted your own summer sports day? Share your games ideas and top tips with us here.
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