Activity Ideas

From time to time parents need different activity ideas when engaging their kids and Viking wants to be a helpful resource. As our incredible coaching staff brainstorm games, drills, and activities that we think are helpful for families, we will turn them into digestible videos. Our hope is that you use the videos to help bring a new level of fun and engagement to your house. Make sure get notified of new games by following us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.

5-2

A good running and throwing game always wins the day and that is exactly what this game is all about. It’s called 5-2. You can play this game with as few as one person, inside or outside. When you really grasp the game there are endless variations to keep things fun. 

Messy Backyard

You probably hate when your kids make a mess, but that is the whole point of this game. It’s called Messy Backyard. To make this game work all you need is stuff. You’ll be surprised by how much this fun game gets your blood pumping.

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Reindeer Tails

This game is a Viking classic. We call it reindeer tails. You can play this game where ever there is space. Outside, in a living room, on the beach. Literally anywhere. 

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Pull the Tail

This game will certainly elevate everyone’s heart rate with its constant running. It is easy to understand, which adds to its high level of fun. And don’t forget, if you don’t have fun, it doesn’t count.

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DIY Viking Ninja Warrior Course

A game that has great visuals is magnetic to any kid. They immediately become curious and want to play. And this DIY (Do it Yourself) Viking Ninja Course is just that. Whenever we do a Viking Ninja Warrior program there are boxes, steps, walls, lots of obstacles to challenge kids. Here is a helpful way to bring a similar experience homeo using things laying around my house. The goal of this course is to string together a series of obstacles that address fitness, agility, strength, stamina, and balance in an incredibly fun way.

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The Race Against Time

If you need a game that will burn all of your kids energy, look no further. We present to you a game we call the Race Against Time. The premise of this game is simple, just collect a few objects (toys, balls, cones, etc) in a certain amount of time. That’s it. With its twists to increase difficulty, this game will always feel fresh no matter how many times you play.

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The Floor is Lava

This game is sure to be an instant classic! The Floor is Lava is a fun game that can be played with kids in any weather that involves problem solving, physical activity, and perseverance.

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Soccer Warm Up Drills

This video features simple soccer drills that you can do with any aged athlete. All you need is a ball