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An outdoor activity was conducted in Class 2. It involved outdoor games like hopscotch, marbles and dog and the bone. The kids were keen and enthusiastic to learn and try out these games. Indian culture throughout history is replete with different forms of outdoor activities. Playing outdoor games fosters a spirit of teamwork, leadership skills, discipline, equality and comradeship among the kids. It also nurtures raw talent in the form of cricket and football. Certain abilities such as eye-hand coordination, quick reflexes, agility, instant decision making are honed by such activities. The list is endless. The vast plethora of Indian outdoor games in on the verge of extinction. Its about time the kids leave aside their gadgets for a while and play real games in the real world. Games which will leave a memory and will be remembered with fondness and nostalgia.