In modern America, family games and activities have largely disappeared. However, in the last decade a number of activities which have started to meet his needs. The focus is on New Games, an activity that the author knows and does best.
New Games is for all people regardless of age, size, sex or ability. Some games are old, some slightly changed, others new or invented by participants. Winning is not important--playing and having fun is. The rules are flexible and no equipment is needed, just people.
Changing a New Game is part of the game. New Games can be played practically anywhere. They can also be used to relax people, open up communication, and teach motor and perceptual skills. New Games can even be used as a warm up for other activities.
Le Fevre, Dale N.
"Family Games and Recreation Activities,"
Visions in Leisure and Business: Vol. 7
, Article 15.
Available at: https://scholarworks.bgsu.edu/visions/vol7/iss3/15