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Fun Games to Play When You're Hiking With Kids

Keep the kids entertained on the trail with these simple games

Published on: July 07, 2020

Fun Games to Play When You're Hiking With Kids

kids playing in the forest

Word games and riddles

Brain teasers are fun and entertaining for hikers of all ages. Here are just some examples:

Q. What happens once in a minute, twice in a moment, but never in a thousand years?
A. The letter "m"
Q. What is round on both ends and hi in the middle?
A. Ohio
Q. What travels around the world, but stays in a corner?
A. A postage stamp


Minute mysteries can keep a group entertained for quite a while on trail. Search the internet for minute mysteries to find numerous short mysteries to solve. Minute mysteries may be more appropriate for older children.


Q. A man leaves home, takes three left turns and returns home to find two people in masks waiting for him. Who are the people in masks?
A. It's a baseball game, the two people in masks are the catcher and umpire
Q. A cowboy rides into camp on Tuesday, stays three days and leaves on Tuesday. How is this possible?
A. The cowboy's horse is named Tuesday
Q. A woman pushes a car up to a hotel and realizes she is bankrupt. How can this be?
A. The woman is playing Monopoly

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