To dream of seeing any of your people dead, warns you of coming dissolutionor sorrow. Disappointments always follow dreams of this nature.To hear of any friend or relative being dead, you will soon have bad newsfrom some of them.Dreams relating to d... Read more of Death at My Dreams.caInformational Site Network Informational
HomeArcadeGamesGame CategoriesGame SourcesOfficial War Rule Book


Polly Flinders
The children form a ring, joining hands, and one child sits i...

Flags Of All Nations
Drape the red, white and blue bunting from tree to tree and n...

Games By Rote
On this subject B. R. L. writes:--"We made a list, which was ...

Feather Tag
The group sits in a circle in the centre of the room, holding...

Do This Do That
_10 to 60 or more players._ _Playground; gymnasium; scho...

Partner Tag
_4 to 100 players._ _Indoors; out of doors; schoolroom._...

Verbal Authors.
The players sit in a circle. One is chosen as judge and he ...

This is a very good game. All the company leave the room save...

Stage Coach

Source: Games For The Playground, Home, School And Gymnasium

_10 to 60 or more players._

_Parlor; schoolroom; gymnasium._

A leader is chosen who has a faculty for telling a story. This leader
gives to each of the players the name of some part of a stage coach or
of its contents. Thus, one may be the whip, one the wheels, one the
cushions, one the windows, others the brake, driver, harness, horses,
passengers, including specifically the fat old gentleman, the woman
with the bandbox, etc.

Where there are many players, several may be given the same name,
though it is desirable that these should not all be seated near
together. The leader then tells a story in which the various parts of
a stage coach are mentioned, and whenever he names one of these parts
or articles, the player or players bearing that name must get up
instantly, whirl around once, and sit down again. Any player failing
to do this must pay a forfeit. Whenever the story teller says "Stage
Coach!" all of the players must get up and turn around. At the end of
this story he will manage to have the stage coach meet with a
catastrophe, and as soon as he says "The stage coach upset!" all of
the players must change seats. The leader takes this opportunity to
secure one for himself, and the player who is left without a seat
becomes leader for the next game, or must distribute the forfeits. For
large numbers there should be several more players than chairs.

The leader may say, for example: "It being a beautiful spring
day, the _old lady with the bandbox_ [here the old lady must
get up and turn around] decided to visit her daughter, and so
took a _seat_ in the _stage coach_ [everybody turns around];
she found the _cushions_ [cushions turn around] very
comfortable until the _fat old gentleman_ [fat old gentleman
turns around] got in, when the place seemed to her very
crowded, and she was glad to open the _windows_; the _driver_
cracked his _whip_, the _wheels_ creaked, the _horses_ strained
at the _harness_, and away they started on their journey," etc.

The interest of the game may be enhanced by connecting the
stage coach, its passengers, and journey with some well-known
story, as of Mr. Pickwick and Sam Weller, or Rebecca of
Sunnybrook Farm.

Next: Stake Guard

Previous: Squirrel In Trees

Add to Add to Reddit Add to Digg Add to Add to Google Add to Twitter Add to Stumble Upon
Add to Informational Site Network

Viewed 1993

Game Sources

Games For All Occasions
Ciphers For The Little Folks
The Book Of Sports
Games For Halloween
Games For The Playground, Home, School And Gymnasium
Outdoor Sports And Games
Games Without Music For Children
What Shall We Do Now?: Five Hundred Games And Pastimes
Games And Play For School Morale
School, Church, And Home Games
Games For Everybody
Indian Games

Game Categories

Games For Adults
Games For Special Days.
Feats And Forfeits
Eighth Grade
Quiet Games
Zigzag Games
Group Games For Adults
Ball Games
Washington's Birthday
Games For The Home
Ball Games
Thinking, Guessing, And Acting Games
Games For A Story Play Hour
Outdoor Games For Boys
Lincoln's Birthday
Schoolroom Games For Intermediate Pupils
Balls And Bean Bags
Fourth Grade
Games For Children
Second Grade
Playhouses Of Other Peoples
Games With Marbles.
Outdoor Games For Boys
Games For Adults
Rainy-day Games
Suggestion For Conducting Play Leaders' Training Class
Schoolroom Games For Advanced And High School Pupils
Games For Cold Weather.
Table And Card Games
Guessing Games
Writing Games
Games For The Playground
Schoolyard Games For Intermediate Pupils
One Hundred Outdoor Games
First Grade
Picnic Games
Outdoor Games For Older Boys And Young Men
Sociable Games For Young People
Bean Bag And Oat Sack Games
St. Valentine's Day
Games For The Schoolroom
Keeping Poultry.
Hazard Games
Fifth Grade
In The Train Or During A Wait At A Railway Station
After Dinner Games For Christmas
Graded Games For Schools And Community Recreation
In The Country
Trick Games For Sociables
Dangerous Games.
New Year's Day
Singing Games
Out For A Walk
Third Grade
Competitive Stunts
Outdoor Games For Girls
Fourth Of July
Stunt Athletic Meet
Schoolyard Games For Primary Pupils
April Fool's Day
Schoolyard Games For Advanced And High School Pupils
Dolls' Houses
Counting-out; Choosing Sides
Dolls' Houses And Dolls Of Cardboard And Paper
Miscellaneous Active Games
Playing Alone, And Games In Bed
At The Seaside
Seventh Grade
Sixth Grade
Schoolroom Games For Primary Pupils
Ice Breakers For Sociables
Games At The Dining Table
A County Fair Play Festival
May Day
Games Of Strength
Games For A Party
Sociable Games For Grownups
Drawing Games
Games And Pastimes For Washington's Birthday
Games For Tiny Tots
Racing Games For Picnics
Indoor Occupations And Things To Make
For The Younger Children
An Indoor Sports Fair