Indoor Games

Instructions to all your favorite indoor games. Interested in how to play indoor games like Checkers, Jacks, Musical Chairs, and more? You need look no further to find all the rules to these great indoor games.

By Stewart Coerver and Zachary Collinger

Blind Man's Bluff
Dodge the groping movements of your blindfolded grandchild, or It. If It catches you, it's your turn to be blindfolded. Get rules »

Checkers
Move diagonally — black jumps red, red jumps black. The only color left standing wins. Get rules »

Hide-and-Seek
Seek and you shall find … unless what you seek is very well hidden. Get rules »

Hot and Cold
Hot means you are close to finding the hidden object. Cold means you couldn't be farther away if you tried. Get rules »

Hot Potato
Keep the ball moving, and out of your hands. If the music stops and it's in your hands — you're out! Get rules »

Jacks
Bounce the ball, pick up the jacks. Sound easy? It's not. Get rules »

Musical Chairs
Dance, prance, and shake your booty around a circle of chairs, but once the music stops, make sure you have a place to put that booty! Get rules »

Pin the Tail on the Donkey
A game for children young enough to enjoy attaching missing body parts to a beast of burden, and old enough to know better than to eat small sharp tacks. Get rules »

Sardines
A twist on hide-and-seek: Everyone seeks while one hides. When the player is found, the seeker hides with him. The last person to join the group is the odd man out. Get rules »

Seven Up
Also known as Heads Up, Thumbs Up. Guess the person who pressed down your thumb — you can point with your index finger. Get rules »


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