There are many types of games, both old and new. It seems that the most common game that children play today is the card game called solitaire. Many people will win this game more times than they will lose. There are other games like chess matches where two players take turns playing a single game against each other until one player is defeated. There are even video games that are based on classic board games and are being played today by thousands who enjoy these types of games.
Sports and games are similar: typically a game is either an intellectual or physical activity or contest which involves humans doing some physical activity and which has fixed rules. A sports game is usually a competition where people engage in physical activity based on a certain set of standards and sometimes compete against each other. A game of strategy usually involves assembling pieces to form a particular picture or formation which the piece fits into.
As you can see there are many different kinds of games for children to play. Some of these games may be learned by playing while others may be used for amusement. Games are fun to play and help children develop their mental skills as well as their hand/eye coordination.