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On The Propagation Of Various Kinds Of Shrubs And Plants
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Matching Proverbs
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Politeness In Streets
The streets (p. 26) of Game No. 12 may be utilised for this g...

Flour Test
A bowl is filled tightly with flour. During the process of fi...

Steps.
One child is chosen out. This one stands by a post or door ...

Statues
Another trial of composure. The players choose what positions...

Tricks For Dogs
If your dog is a terrier there is no end to the tricks you ca...

Ball Puss
_3 to 30 or more players._ _Playground; gymnasium; schoo...

Flower Symbols

Source: What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games And Pastimes
Category: OUTDOOR GAMES FOR GIRLS





In this place a word might be said about some of the curious things to
be found in flowers and plants. If you cut the stalk of a brake fern
low down, in September, you find a spreading oak tree. The pansy
contains a picture of a man in a pulpit. A poppy is easily transformed
into an old woman in a red gown. The snap-dragon, when its sides are
pinched, can be made to yawn. The mallow contains a minute cheese. By
blowing the fluff on a dandelion that has run to seed you can tell
(more or less correctly) the time of day. An ear of barley will run up
your sleeve if the pointed end is laid just within it; and an apple's
seeds make exquisite little mice.





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