Many of us live in a world where technology is king. Kids have phones, ipads and movies in the car to keep them entertained. Play areas are dependent on batteries and electrical cords. The time before the world was plugged in was not that long ago. And here you can still find it.
When you watch the children of FWAL play, it’s amazing to see their creativity and ingenuity shine through.
Of course, soccer, jump roping and dancing are popular ways to pass an afternoon together for both boys and girls. However, you also see games and activities created out of nothing. Or taking something that no longer serves its original purpose and making into another game.
Fun is found in chores when soapy water can make bubbles.
A string and button used to make a spinning toy.
A whole new game can be created from half a deck of cards.
Pebbles are not hard to find here and they can easily be used for fine-tuning your juggling skills.
A single balloon can entertain a group for an entire hour, with the rules changing as the group grows.
Past times are a little simpler and require less materials, but are no less fun.