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18 Ways We All Passed The Time When We Were Kids

Nothing was more satisfying then pulling off the perfect cat's cradle.

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1. Build a tree fort in the backyard.

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This fort was your hiding place, your secret club, your castle on a hill, your pirate ship, your lunar planet... Through those doors lay the key to a whole-new world of exploration.

2. Recreate favorite movies and books.

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You would march proudly through the forest like a woodland creature, slash at the tall grass with swords as if you were in a jungle, and you would jump behind couches like your favorite battle scenes. You were the movie; you ARE the movie.

3. Play hide-and-seek.

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You were the CHAMP at hide-and-seek and are still probably convinced you had the best hiding spot. We know...we know it was in the clothes hamper.

5. Dig holes and make other things in the dirt.

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Were you digging to China? Maybe.

Were you building an underground cave? Probably.

Were you too messy for dinner? Most definitely.

7. Play flashlight tag in the dark.

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You had mastered the art of moving stealthily...except when bugs crawled across you. That will never be OK.

11. Play dress up with your dolls and friends.

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The beauty of it is now you have blackmail over you or your neighbors brother and phenomenal photos to show on his wedding day.

15. Make these fortune-tellers to predict each other's destinies:

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Surpisingly enough, very few people today are millionaire world travelers with five kids, a mansion on the beach, and a golden retriever. Fortune-teller? More like fortune-tellin' us LIES!

17. Play chef and make concoctions out of random things lying around.

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Who wants a cool refreshing pine cone, sticks, mud, grass, and leaves smoothie?

18. Put together dances and skits to present to the family.

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TBH you should have received an award for that one skit about the stuffed animals that came to life and stole candy.

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