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The Paper Artist
A sheet of newspaper or any other kind of paper can be used f...

Horsemen.
This is a rough-and-tumble game for the boys, and must be p...

Line Zigza
II _20 to 100 players._ _Playground; gymnasium; schoolr...

Prune Tug Of War
Prunes are tied in the middle of a piece of string, three yar...

Honey-pots
This is a game for several little players and two stronger on...

Line Zigza
I _20 to 100 players._ _Playground; gymnasium; schoolro...

Walking Spanish
This game should not be played unless there are some older, s...

Patol Stick Game
_Properties_.--Three wooden billets; a flat stone about six i...

Kaleidoscope

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(Flower Garden)


_5 to 30 or more players._

_Schoolroom; parlor; playground._

This is a quiet game, and makes a pleasant and restful change from
more active games. It may be correlated with geography, history,
literature, and many other subjects.

The players are all seated, with the exception of from four to six,
who stand in a line in front of their fellows, each being given, or
choosing, the name of a color
red, violet, green, etc. The players
who are seated then close their eyes, and those who represent colors
change places in the line. When they are rearranged, those who are
seated open their eyes, and being called upon individually, try to
name the colors in their new arrangement, the game being a test of
memory.

IN THE SCHOOLROOM, and for little children, to give more activity the
colors should scatter and run around the room after being named,
halting on a signal. The player who is to name them then runs around
the room to the different ones as they stand scattered in this way,
naming each as he reaches him.

CORRELATION
This game may be correlated with any academic
subject in which familiarity with proper names is desired; as
in

History
By using the names of generals or statesmen from a
given period instead of the colors.

Geography
The names of capital cities, states, rivers, etc.

Literature
The names of the works of a given author; of the
authors of a period, or of the characters in a book or play.

Nature study
The names of birds, trees, flowers, or any other
branch of nature study may be used.





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