Games

Schoolroom Dodgeball
_10 to 60 players._ _Gas Ball._ The players are evenl...

Station Observation
A variety of "Observation" (see page 104) can be played on jo...

Foot Ball
Foot Ball is a very simple game. A large soft ball is procure...

Reuben And Rachel
The group forms a circle, joining hands. One of the players i...

Mulberry Bush
_6 to 60 players or more._ _Indoors; out of doors._ ...

Basket Ball Distance Throw
_10 to 30 or more players._ _Playground; gymnasium._ ...

Drop The Bean Bag Or Handkerchief
Players join hands and form a circle. One is chosen to be the...

Snapdragon
1. The dragon consists of half a pint of ignited brandy or al...

Analogues

Source: School, Church, and Home Games
Category: SOCIABLE GAMES FOR GROWNUPS





A member of the group thinks of some object, and without disclosing to
the other members of the group what he is thinking about, he addresses
in turn all of the others, asking, "What is my thought like?" The first
one addressed, without having any idea as to what the leader has in
mind, says, "Like a star". The second in answer to his question, says,
"Like a book", and so every one is given an opportunity to state what
they think his thought is like. Then the leader tells the group the
thing he had in mind, which, we will say for illustration, was a
fountain pen. He then asks the one who suggested that it was like a
star why his fountain pen was like a star. Thereupon that one must give
some reason why he thought it was like a star and replies, "Your
fountain pen is like a star because it can enlighten the world". The
next one says, "The fountain pen is like a book because it has the
possibility of conveying thoughts", and so every one in the group must
give the why of his previous answer. This demands quick thinking and
initiative on the part of the players.




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