The games, as after criteria for discrimination if using, and can be divided into several categories. The criteria are subjective and therefore many distinctions.

The team, in turn, divided into toys consortium together when children cooperate and serve the same purpose, without contradictions and rivalry games when the kids up with opposing teams purposes and each child takes care of the interests of their own group .

In the case of rivalry games, which is the most, each group or each individual of a group opposed to the aims and aspirations of each individual opponent's team. Discrimination on the basis of the required physical skill or not, the games are divided into somatic and spiritually.
Physical games are those whose successful implementation requires more physical strength and skills and usually require extensive space, yard, vacant lot. Copyright told those games, in the execution of which plays a key role as intellectual skill.

The intellectual games of physical skill plays a secondary role or may be absent altogether.

From another point of view approaching the games are divided into gymnastics and relationships.

Gymnastic called the games that are in most cases in specially adapted space and requiring primarily physical effort and secondly spiritual.

The Gymnastic games divided into waste because when you run the ballistics seem dominant or capacity (eg, throwing objects), in which power games dominate othismoi, pull, wrestling and similar actions and finally the running games, in which capital position has running, the speed of the foot path.

Games grooming said those flown indoors and on the occasion of family or friendly gathering, sometimes even made to instruments.

The criteria for distinguishing between games as mentioned above vary from scholar to scholar may vary.