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Hide The Thimble
All of the group leave the room, except one, who hides somewh...

Boundary Ball
_10 to 100 players._ _Playground; gymnasium._ _Basket...

Blind Nut Seekers
Let several guests be blindfolded. Then hide nuts or apples i...

Japanese Tag
_4 to 60 or more players._ _Indoors; out of doors._ O...

Potato Race
This is a good game for a hall or landing. Two baskets are ne...

Washing Dogs
Dogs should not be washed very often, nor will this be necess...

A Heart Guessing Contest
The following sentences are written on heart shaped cards and...

Crossing The Brook
_5 to 60 or more players._ _Playground; gymnasium; schoo...

Raking

Source: The Book Of Sports
Category: GARDENING.





When seeds are sown, the beds should be nicely raked. Some seeds, such
as carrot and parsnip seeds, should be beaten down with the flat part of
the spade, and laid very evenly and nicely. The edges of the little
cross-paths should be sharp and straight, and the whole put into a
ship-shape order. The stones should be raked off into the cross-paths,
and may remain there until the land is dug up in the autumn or winter,
when they may be removed. There is a good deal to be done with the rake
in many ways, besides the raking of beds. It is a very useful tool to
job over a bed when some kinds of seeds are sown: it also makes a very
good drill, and is especially useful in getting leaves from the paths
and borders; but it should be used with a light hand, and care taken not
to scratch the ground into holes with it, as many young gardeners do.





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