Zachary Collinger

How to play Dots

A "griddy" game where dots become lines and lines become squares. The most squares wins.

August 11, 2017

How to play Hot and Cold

Hot means you are close to finding a hidden object. Cold means you aren't. Learn the rules to this easy-to-play, classic backyard game.

July 17, 2017

How to play Yahtzee

Score the most points by rolling the five dice in a number of combinations.

July 17, 2017

How to play Bingo

This is a game of chance in which randomly selected numbers match on a scorecard with 5 squares across and 5 squares down. Five in a row wins!

July 16, 2017

How To Play Jacks

Learn the rules to this classic game that's easy to learn but tricky to master. Bounce the ball, pick up the jacks. Sound easy? It's not.

July 13, 2017

Outdoor games

Freeze Tag, Disc Golf, Follow-the-Leader, and more games help kids have a blast outside.

February 19, 2009

Pen and paper games

Dots, M.A.S.H., Celebrities, Fortune Teller, Tic-Tac-Toe, and more

February 17, 2009

Indoor games

Checkers, Hot and Cold, Hot Potato, Jacks, Musical Chairs

February 16, 2009

How to play Checkers

Move diagonally — black jumps red, red jumps black. The only color left standing wins.

February 6, 2009

How to play Disc Golf

Also known as Frisbee Golf. Hit your target in as few throws as possible on an outdoor course.

February 3, 2009