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7 Fun Driveway and Sidewalk Games for Kids

by Erin Dower

Looking for some classic outdoor games kids can play in the driveway or on the sidewalk, just like the good ol' days? From hopscotch to bubble-blowing contests, there's something for all ages. Best of all, you don't need a lot of equipment or a big backyard for these activities!

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child drawing with sidewalk chalk

Sidewalk Chalk Games


Kids could spend hours just doodling with all that sidewalk chalk you bought (or made), but you could also organize a sidewalk art contest for all the children in the neighborhood! Or, try using chalk for any of these pencil and paper games — like tic tac toe, hangman, and dots-and-boxes.

Get the directions for Sidewalk Drawing.

Get the directions for Sidewalk Art Contest.

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