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There’s a reason the best games from your childhood are still the most fun you ever had. Raid the memory bank and teach your kids the old classics, writes Tanya Sweeney

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There’s a reason the best games from your childhood are still the most fun you ever had. Raid the memory bank and teach your kids the old classics, writes Tanya Sweeney

There’s a reason the best games from your childhood are still the most fun you ever had. Raid the memory bank and teach your kids the old classics, writes Tanya Sweeney

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There’s a reason the best games from your childhood are still the most fun you ever had. Raid the memory bank and teach your kids the old classics, writes Tanya Sweeney

It seems like the whole world is attempting to get back to basics these days. And there’s no better time to revive the games we loved in childhood for a whole new generation.

With nostalgia having a huge moment, raid the memory banks and remember what simple pleasures kept you off the streets (or rather, on the streets).

Kunak McGann had such great memories that he wrote a whole book on the games he used to love as a youngster. Red Rover, Red Rover: Games From An Irish Childhood has plenty of family fun ideas that might spark the odd memory or two in um and Dad.