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Cross Tag
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Leader And Footer
_50 to 60 or more players._ _Playground; gymnasium._ ...

Shadow Buff 2
A sheet is stretched across the room. One player stands on on...

Gypsy
_5 to 10 players._ _Indoors; out of doors._ This...

Christmas Candles
Place on a low table a small Christmas tree, on which there i...

Run For Your Supper
Players in a circle. One player chosen by teacher goes around...

The Cows
The man who looks after the cows is a very valuable friend. H...

Tony Says
This is a good game to follow formal gymnastic exercises, mai...

SHADOW BUFF

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A splendid game, and one specially suitable for a large party. A sheet
or white tablecloth is first of all stretched right across the room,
and on a table behind it is placed a bright lamp. All the other lights
in the room are then extinguished, and one of the players takes a seat
upon a low stool midway between the lamp and the sheet. The other
players endeavor to disguise themselves as much as possible, by
distorting their features, rumpling their hair, wearing wigs, false
noses, etc., and pass one by one behind the player seated on the
stool. Their shadows are thus thrown upon the sheet. The aim of the
seated player is to guess the identity of the shadows as they pass
before him; and the aim of the others is to endeavor by every means in
their power to keep him from recognizing them. As may be imagined, the
task of the single player is not an easy one, the distorted shadows
being vastly different from the originals as seen before the lights
were extinguished.





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