One child is chosen out. This one stands by a post or door with his

back to the other players. The rest of the children stand in a row at

the other end of the room or porch, as the case may be.

The one by the door counts 5, slowly or quickly, and then turns

around. While he is counting and his back is turned, the others take

as many steps forward as they can without being caught. If anyone is

moving when the player turns around, they exchange places, and the

game continues, the children advancing step by step toward the

goal. When one has reached the goal and touched it, he can go back

again and begin all over. The one who touches the goal the greatest

number of times just by stepping, and has not been caught, wins the


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