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Wax-bills
Wax-bills eat millet-seed, canary seed, and a little soaked b...

The Elements
The players sit in a circle, and the game is begun by one of ...

Letters And Telegrams
In this game you begin with the Letter. The first thing to wr...

Pom Pom Pullaway
_5 to 30 or more players._ _Out of doors._ This game ...

Fire.
Choose two leaders from among the players. Each leader cho...

Rabbits' Hutches
A good hutch can be made of a grocer's box, by covering the o...

The Rope Ladder
The climber must keep the body stretched out, and upright, so...

Match Boxing
Competitors are divided into equal teams and the teams are ar...

Scrap-covered Screens

Source: What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games And Pastimes
Category: INDOOR OCCUPATIONS AND THINGS TO MAKE





A screen is an even more interesting thing to make than a scrapbook.
The first thing to get is the framework of the screen, which will
either be an old one the covering of which needs renewing, or a new
one made by the carpenter. The next thing is to cover it with canvas,
which you must stretch on tightly and fasten with small tacks; and
over this should be pasted another covering of stout paper, of
whatever color you want for a background to the pictures. Paste mixed
with size should be used in sticking it. After the pictures are all
arranged they should be stuck with the same material, and a coat of
paper varnish given to the whole, so that it can be cleaned
occasionally.





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