(Written by Ben Sawyer) A day at the beach is a popular destination for tourists and residents alike. When spending your day at the beach, there is much more to do than just lie and bask in the sun. These top eight fun family games for the beach get everyone in the family involved, from toddlers just learning how to walk all the way through those well into their adult years.
Games for Children
- Fill Up the Pail
To play Fill Up the Bucket, divide kids into two teams. You will need to have two sand pails of equal size and two smaller cups, both of equal size. Position the sand pails about 20 feet from the water or a little further away for bigger kids. At the start of the game when you shout “Go!”, the first child on each team takes the small cup, fills it with water and empties it into the sand pail. The cup is passed to the next person until time is up. Which ever team has the most water in their bucket wins. [Read more...]