Nobody can deny that games are a part and parcel of life. In fact, life itself is a game and this world is a big playground. We have to play the game of life with all our energy and courage. The game of life is a hard nut to crack. In order to play the game of life well, we have to learn to be good players. It is through games and sports only that we can learn how best to overcome the challenge of life.
There are different kinds of games and sports. There are indoor games like cards, chess, ludo etc. Out of the outdoor games, Hockey, Football, Volleyball, Cricket, Tennis, etc. are the more common ones. Races, Jumps, Throws, Weight-lifting are some of the other kinds of the sports. Games and sports are necessary and useful for all. They are especially useful for the students who must have a balanced development of the body as well as the mind. A sound mind lives only in a sound body. “All work and no play,” as the proverb goes, “ makes Jack a dull boy.” Games and sports contribute to an all-round development of personality and develop such qualities as help in the formation of a noble character.