Top Games For Seniors

Playing is important to everyone, but especially to young ones and seniors. It helps improve how your brain functions by interacting with different shapes, colours and using brain teasers. By engaging in play on a regular basis you can enhance your creativity and mental sharpness. It also can help expand your optimism, multiply your moments of joy and reduce stress. Engaging in play is a key to increasing your quality of life. Play will help extend your live and improve your physical vitality. It is not only an enjoyable thing to do but for the most part play can be done at any point of your day.

Active Games and Sports

  • Golf
  • Miniature golf
  • Pool
  • Shuffleboard
  • Bocce
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Pickle Ball
  • Croquet
  • Ball Tossing
  • Frisbee tossing
  • Volleyball
  • Horseshoes
  • Lawn bowling
  • Indoor Bowling
  • WII Games
  • Curling
  • Pickle ball
  • Flying Disc
  • Bean bag toss

Dancing, Karaoke and other arts

  • Line, ballroom, salsa or swing dancing
  • Seniors All ages karaoke
  • Acting in a Play
  • Telling jokes to an audience
  • Reading books to groups of young kids
  • Writing or acting out skits or stories
  • Practicing improve
  • Starting a seniors dance troupe

Traditional games and puzzles

  • Uno
  • Scrabble
  • Pictionary
  • Yahtzee
  • Bingo
  • Checkers
  • Chinese checkers
  • Dominos
  • Monopoly
  • Chess
  • Backgammon
  • Cribbage
  • Go Fish
  • Poker
  • Bridge
  • Mah-jong
  • Canasta
  • Rummy
  • Solitaire
  • Crazy Eights
  • Puzzles
  • Word search

Outdoor pass times

  • Gardening
  • Bird watching
  • Walking/Hiking
  • Picnics
  • Boat rides
  • Metal detecting
  • Kite flying
  • Photography
  • Zoos and wildlife preserves
  • Kayaking
  • Fishing

Arts and Crafts

  • Painting
  • Sketching/drawing
  • Ceramics
  • Mosaics
  • Woodcraft
  • Polymer clay modeling
  • Paper craft
  • Beading
  • Knitting
  • Crocheting
  • Embroidery
  • Quilt making
  • Card making
  • Jewelry making
  • Sun catchers
  • Pressed flowers
  • Birdhouses
  • Wind chimes
  • Colouring books for adults
  • Geometric tape painting
  • Painted rocks
  • Scrape book
  • Collage board
  • Photo magnets
  • Photo coasters

Active Learning

  • Sing or play a musical instrument
  • Learn a new language
  • Learn how to better use computers
  • Learn photography
  • Write stories or books
  • Collect stamps
  • Research family history

Outings

  • Theme parks
  • Carnivals
  • County fairs
  • Comedy Clubs
  • Farmers markets
  • Museums
  • Adult arcades
  • Concerts
  • Sporting events
  • Theatrical performances
  • Art shows
  • Festivals