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Hangman.
Two children may derive a great deal of amusement from this...

Double Relay Races
_10 to 100 players._ _Schoolroom; playground; gymnasium....

Teacher And Class
_5 to 60 players._ _Playground; gymnasium; class room._ ...

Captain Bal
I _14 players._ _Basket ball; volley ball._ I] T...

Corner Spry
_10 to 60 players._ _Playground; gymnasium; schoolroom._...

Ratatat Race
Similar to the preceding race with the exception that upon th...

Musical Medley
This game is similar to the game entitled "Matching Proverbs"...

Lover's Test
A maid and youth each places a chestnut to roast on fire, sid...

Feeding The Chickens

Source: What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games And Pastimes
Category: IN THE COUNTRY





The farmer's wife also lets her visitors feed the chickens if they are
gentle with them and thoughtful. It needs quite a little thought,
because if you throw down the grain without thinking, many of the
weaker and less greedy ones will get nothing, and many of the stronger
and greedier ones will get too much. After a few handfuls you can see
which are the weaklings, and after that you can favor them
accordingly. A greedy hen is so very greedy that she will always,
whatever you do, get more than her share; but it is possible to snub
her a little. The very little chickens and ducklings do not have
grain, but soft food, which is put in a saucer and placed inside the
coop. It is after they have finished eating that they can most easily
be picked up, but one must be very careful not to squeeze them.





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