Fun Games to Play With Dogs Indoors

Whether it is snowing or sunshine your dog needs entertainment on a daily basis. You should take the time to give your pet enough exercise and mental stimulation to keep him occupied all day. By including some fun activities, it is possible to keep your dog in good shape both physically and mentally. There are plenty of games that you can play with your dog based on how much time you have available and how much space you have in your house. If outdoor conditions are not perfect for being outside inside games will work.

Hide and seek

The dog’s imagination can be well stimulated through the hide and seek game. You can play this game with your dog and you will both enjoy it. In order to get your dog used to this game, you should hide in locations that are easy for your dog to find you in the beginning.

You can guide the dog slowly by calling its name (if needed in the beginning). As soon as the dog reaches your hiding spot, give it hugs and kisses so that it will be excited to play the game again. With hide and seek, you can have endless hours of play and fun.

Training your dog

When you are indoors, you should devote some time for training. By going through some training exercises, you can bond with your dog. Having a well trained dog in your home is great and for a large dog it is a must. Work on sit and down stay exercises, these are very import to establish you as the master

Tug of war

This is a game that most dogs really enjoy. Keep in mind that during the game the dog should always allow you to win the tug item. Allowing the dog to win can create some aggression with certain dogs and remember that children should never play tug of war with the dog.

Retrieving

Retrieving or fetching is something that most dogs enjoy, of course some more than others. Using a squeaky toy, tennis ball or even a knotted rope throw it down a hall way and have your dog bring it back. Warning, some dogs will do this for hours. Of course there are dog that won’t do it at all.

Retrieving is a great way to exercise your dog and build a bond between the two of you at the same time.

I hope this article will help you have fun with your dog.

Cornhole – One Of The Most Fun Games To Play At A Party Is Still Tops For Tailgating

On top of the list of most fun games to play at a party is the popular toss game of Cornhole. Originally a big hit at tailgating events, Cornhole is here to stay at BBQs, birthdays, bar contests, fund raisers, most any kind of party.

Partygoers love to play Cornhole and swarm the playing area when the cornhole set comes out. The game is easy to learn and very, very fun to play. Similar to horseshoes only in that it’s a tossing game, corn or bean stuffed bags are aimed toward a hole on a slanted board. Points are earned when a bean bag is tossed and successfully lands into the hole or on the board.  (Complete rules and directions usually accompany the product.)

In charge of finding fun games to play at a party and you’re wondering where to buy Cornhole? The first place you think to look is your local sporting goods store, right?  Not so!

Most retail stores don’t carry Cornhole because Cornhole is best when customized!  Not only is the game itself competitive, Cornhole gamers aren’t shy about competing for the best looking board at the tailgate party.  Ah, but the sets are not inexpensive.  Here are a couple of tips to help you get set up perfectly.

Tip #1: Buy Cornhole online from a reputable dealer. The dealer will customize it to your liking by adding a logo, business name, team mascot, photos – the sky is the limit when designing your personal Cornhole set.

Tip#2: Tailgate parties and BBQs aren’t the only place to play Cornhole. Stroll through the quad on a college campus and watch a Cornhole tournament take on a life of its own.  Grassy lots at the workplace are filling up with Cornholers!

Tip#3: Cornhole is for all ages; little kids, senior citizens, and everyone in between.  Having a Cornhole set customized for a friend or loved one is an excellent gift.

Tip#4: Cornhole sets are weather resistant, portable, and replacement parts are easy to find online.

If you want to be a hit and a hero… and you’re looking for some new fun games to play at a party, leave pin-the-tail-on-the-donkey at home!  Buy Cornhole for your next event along with other favorite fun games to play at a party like Ladder Ball and Washer Toss.

Beware. Cornhole is addicting!

5 Fun Christmas Games to Play at Your Next Christmas Party

Christmas is the time for fun holiday parties with friends, family and co-workers. To make your next party a real hit you will want to have some fun Christmas games at your event. Below is a list of five fun games to play at your next Christmas party. These will get everyone involved in the joy of the holiday season.

Stocking Guessing Game – In this game you will have two large Christmas stocking and twenty x 2 (20×2) Christmas/Holiday objects. Make sure they are small enough to all fit in the stocking. Both stockings will have the 20 objects inside them. So you will need 2 of each to place in the stockings. Once you fill each one tie a string or robe around the top so nobody can see inside. You will then give everyone a piece of paper and let them know they have to figure out what the 20 objects are by feeling for them. The person with the most correct wins. You can do this with one stocking it will just make the game last longer.

Christmas Pictionary – Another great Christmas party game, you will be splitting up into teams of 3 or 4 depending on how many people are going to play. Set up a large pad of paper so everyone can see what will be drawn. Each group has to have everyone drawn something at least once. Make out about 20 to 30 cards to pick from all about Christmas, ex: Santa, Reindeer, sled, snow, north pole, etc. Every right answer gets one point and the first one to 5 wins.

Siamese Gift Wrap – For this Christmas game teams of 2 will race against the clock to see if they can wrap a gift. Sound simple? The twist is that they can only use one hand each, the other will be around their partners waist. They will have to work together to get it done the fastest. This is also a great way to get your gifts wrapped for free, just make sure it is nothing breakable.

Christmas Bingo – This is a printable Christmas game. You will need to print out some Christmas bingo game cards. For this do a search on the internet to find the ones that you like. Once you have the cards you want figure out how many numbers you will need and what letters for each one. Either right them out or do it on the computer and print them out. Then you will place them in a hat or bag and pull them out to call during the game. This can be a great game for kids and adults.

Christmas Trivia Games – For our last game let’s try to see how smart our party guests are. There are so many different categories for this game that it is almost endless. Here a just a few to get you started: Christmas movies, Christmas songs, Santa nick names, reindeer names, etc. As you can see you can have many different questions and really never run out. Once you figure out what you want the questions to be about do a search on the internet. You can find many printable Christmas trivia games so you don’t have to do a bunch or research or writing.

Have Fun!