Traditional Games That Teach Us To Win And Lose

We as kids loved to play games. It gives us an opportunity to get closer to other children and make friends. They teach us to win and lose, develop many skills like logical thinking, concentration etc. Even as adults in school, office or at any function we have to participate in different type of games. In school the children love to take part in football, netball, cricket matches and carom, badminton, chess and basketball tournaments. In offices too they have recreational facilities so that staff could play games during their off time. In most corporate offices, the management arrange a special day with fun and games with the intention of motivating the staff and team building. In the long run these types of activities increase the productivity of a company. Click this link http://archerygames.com.au/articles/Why-Have-An-Archery-Tag-Bucks-Party.aspx for further information regarding bucks parties ideas. 

When it comes to children’s games, children from countries all over the world play their own traditional games. When you study the games you find that in most countries they play different versions of the same traditional games. Some of them are hopscotch, jump rope, games with balls, shuttlecock, and marble games.

Archery Tag is an extremely popular sport or a game in the U.S. that uses bows and foam tipped an arrow that does not cause any pain at all. It has finally reached Sydney and is as these arrows are painless the players can play at ease knowing that they will not get hurt.

This sport does not need great archery in Sydney experience. In Sydney this sport has become popular at birthday parties, Christmas parties as well as at hens and bucks events.

New Year games

Sri Lankans too enjoy traditional games mostly during festive seasons - especially during Sinhala and Tamil New Year celebrations which falls every year in April. Sinhala and Tamil New year is a national cultural festival that is looked forward to by the people of Sri Lanka. It is associated with fun and games – both indoor and outdoor.

The traditional New Year games include pillow fighting, greased pole climbing, coconut scraping competition, breaking the water filled clay pot while hanging blindfolded, eyeing the elephant, tug-of-war, spoon race with a spoon in the mouth balancing a lime and the most exciting event of the celebrations the Beauty contest to select the New Year Princess.

Out of traditional outdoor games playing the drum is very popular among women. This is used to entertain people. The huge rabana (drum) used during the Sinhala new year festival is supported on fur wooden legs. The women about four in number sit around the drum and beat the drum according to verses specifically composed for the New Year festival.