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The Striker
Is OUT, if either of the bails be struck off by the ball, or ...

Line Club Bowls Double
_; _Center Club Bowls_; _Circle Club Bowls_.) _2 to 6...

Ring Around A Rosy
The children take hold of hands and form a circle; except one...

Fairies And Indians
Let the girls be Fairies. The boys play they are Indians. The...

He Can Do Little Who Can't Do This
One of the players takes a stick in his left hand and thumps ...

Laying Out The Ground
30 yds. +-----------------...

Planting And Sowing
Everything in a garden must be planted in some way or other, ...

Roley Poley
(Hat Ball) _5 to 20 players._ _Playground; gymnasium....

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An amusement for children on a train, or at home when it is raining,
is the following, and it will help to while away the time.

If there are several children, choose sides and appoint one to keep
the count for his side. Each side sits by a different window and
watches the passers-by. Every man counts 1; every women 2; baby 3;
animal 5; white horse 10; black cat 50.

As a child sees someone passing, he calls out the number for his side;
if a woman, he says 2; if a man and woman together, it will be 3, and
so on.

If the children are looking upon the same street the side that calls
its number out first adds it to its score. It is more exciting if the
different sides have different streets to look out on.

If on a train, one side sits on the right and the other on the left,
and when an object is seen, they call out right, 5, or left, as the
case may be, for the mother, or older person to put down on the score
card.

The side which succeeds in reaching 100 first is the winning side. If
the trip is long, 500 can be the limit.





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