Love and warmth between siblings are what bring them together. It allows them to grow and experience new things. Every parent wishes to see their children happy and united with one another.

There’s no denying that siblings’ bond is one of the purest in this world. It is the epitome of compassion and purity that completes a home. You cannot find in someone else what you do in a sibling. But sometimes, it might get challenging for parents to make children develop a strong bond. This often happens in homes with more than two children, all with their own opinions, personalities, and preferences.

But luckily, with problems come solutions. As a parent, you can do a lot to make your kids come together using different techniques. You can plan activities to encourage teamwork, allowing them to understand one another. If you want to make things a little more exciting for your little ones, organizing fun games can be the perfect way to make your children connect. With this, you help them develop a unique bond that lasts for years.

Here are five games that can improve bonding among your children.

1.   Hopscotch

Hopscotch is perfect if you have bored children at home. For those not familiar, players toss an object into a numbered pattern of rectangles drawn on the ground. They then jump through the spaces and recover the object. By introducing your children to the game, you can hop your way into creating a healthy and competitive environment and bring the best out of them all. It is a great way to bring siblings together, as it is a game that requires cooperation and collaboration.

2.   Hide and Seek

It would be an injustice not to recognize how playing Hide and Seek has shaped the childhood of so many of us. It’s a game that has been there for generations and is still a children’s favorite. Hide and seek can be a great way to bring your family together. It goes beyond developing a bond among siblings as even parents can use it as an opportunity to relive their own childhood. It brings the family together and allows parents to connect with their children.

3.   Treasure Hunt

Challenges, thrill, action – treasure hunts have them all. Setting up a treasure hunt for your kids is the perfect way to make them work together towards a goal. It’s an activity that sparks creativity, strategic planning, and collaboration. It allows children to come together, connecting the dots that lead them to their ultimate destination.

4.   The Floor is Lava

Most of us are familiar with this one. It’s a game where the players jump from couch to couch and climb pillow to pillow, avoiding any contact with the floor. They have to pretend that the floor is lava, and the one who touches or steps on it is eliminated. It’s a perfect game to help children come together, creating a warm and competitive environment.

5.   Pickleball

Pickleball is similar to tennis, but its simplicity makes it unique. It is easy for children to understand and play. Summer is when most parents find it challenging to keep their children occupied. It’s a sport that can teach your children the importance of competition and collaboration. With pickleball, you can keep the little ones busy while they engage with their siblings in the most fun way.

Are you looking for a book to help your children familiarize themselves with games and encourage teamwork and competition? If yes, Let’s Play Pickleball by twin cats Carly and Charly is the book you need. It’s an adventurous tale of two shelter cats trying their luck with a new sport. This book is part of the beautifully illustrated new series: The Adventures of Carly and Charly for kids 5 to 8 years old.

As far as illustrated children’s books go, you can expect everything from this one as it’s full of fun and adventure.  And it rhymes!

Get the book today and help your kids learn a new sport while having fun together.