Have you ever wondered what games pioneer children played? Laura Ingalls Wilder describes many games and activities in her books, and research shows us a few other games that children played during this era.
Clothes pin drop game....But don’t forget other classics that also work great as impromptu time fillers like Duck Duck Goose, I Had a Little Doggie, London Bridges, Ring Around the Rosies, Simon Says, Musical Chairs, Stuck in the Mud and Freeze Tag.
Early American outdoor games. In the historical days of early American life, these games taught children skills they would use later in life. They learned how to do things with their hands, how to aim and throw, solve problems, follow directions and rules, and how to use their imaginations.