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List Rules Oh, the nostaglia! Do you think these games would still be as fun to play as adults?

Making up games and running around outside with fun and crazy ideas are kids' specialty. Kids are always playing games when they're outside to keep themselves occupied for hours on end. From classic games like hopscotch and tag to the more original games, kids are always able to find something to do when they're outside. What outdoor games were your favorite as a child?

This list pays homage to our favorite games when we we were wee, the ones that entertained us for hours on end, that wore us out and scraped us up to our hearts' desire. Vote up your favorite outdoor children's games, and feel free to add any that aren't already on this list.
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Tag is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Tag

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Hide and Seek is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Hide and Seek

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Dodgeball is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Dodgeball

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Hopscotch is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Hopscotch

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Simon Says is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Simon Says

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Four Square is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Four Square

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Tug of War is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Tug of War

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Horse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Horse

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Red Light, Green Light is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Red Light, Green Light

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Hand-Clap Games is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Hand-Clap Games

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Jump Rope is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Jump Rope

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Red Rover is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Red Rover

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Hula Hoop is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Hula Hoop

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Marco Polo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Marco Polo

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Mother, May I is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Mother, May I

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Playing Doctor is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Playing Doctor

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Telephone is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Telephone

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Basketball is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Basketball

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Capture the Flag is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Capture the Flag

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Heads Up, Seven Up is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Heads Up, Seven Up

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Monkey in the Middle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Monkey in the Middle

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Kick the Can is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Kick the Can

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Soccer is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid

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Marbles is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Marbles

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Double Dutch is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Double Dutch

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What Time Is It Mister Wolf is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
What Time Is It Mister Wolf

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Jacks is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Jacks

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Freeze Dance is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Freeze Dance

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Blind Man’s Bluff is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Blind Man’s Bluff

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Spud is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Spud

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Traffic Cop is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Outdoor Games You Played As A Kid
Traffic Cop