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Composite Animals
In this game the first player writes the name of an animal at...

Shadow Buff 2
A sheet is stretched across the room. One player stands on on...

Perplexing Hunt
In this game the seeker for a prize is guided from place to p...

Going Errands
The children join hands and stand round to form a 'house' and...

Mother Mother The Pot Boils Over!
_5 to 11 players._ _Indoors; out of doors._ This...

Pencils And Paper
It is well to take a pencil and paper when you go on a long j...

Hang Tag
This is a good game to play around a barn or in a grove where...

Golf
A game played over an extensive piece of ground which is divi...

DUMB CAKE

Source: Games for Halloween






Each one places handful of wheat flour on sheet of white paper and
sprinkles it over with a pinch of salt. Some one makes it into dough,
being careful not to use spring water. Each rolls up a piece of dough,
spreads it out thin and flat, and marks initials on it with a new pin.
The cakes are placed before fire, and all take seats as far from it as
possible. This is done before eleven p.m., and between that time and
midnight each one must turn cake once. When clock strikes twelve
future wife or husband of one who is to be married first will enter
and lay hand on cake marked with name. Throughout whole proceeding not
a word is spoken. Hence the name "Dumb Cake." (If supper is served
before 11:30, "Dumb Cake" should be reserved for one of the After-
Supper Tests.)


HALLOW-E'EN SOUVENIR GAME

Suspend apples by means of strings in doorway or from ceiling at
proper height to be caught between the teeth. First successful player
receives prize. These prizes should be Hallow-e'en souvenirs, such as
emery cushions of silk representing tomatoes, radishes, apples, pears,
pickles; or pen-wipers representing brooms, bats, cats, witches, etc.





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