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Ring The Bell
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One pupil sits in tailor fashion in the center of the playing...

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Prepare an even number of bean bags of moderate size, half...

Flower Show
A flower-show competition is an excellent garden game. A hand...

Donkey's Tail
A good-sized donkey without a tail is first of all cut out of...

Game For Alertness
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Croquet
A game played with wooden balls and mallets, on a flat piece ...

OLD SOLDIER.

Source: Games for Everybody






One child, who represents the old soldier, goes around to each child
in turn and begs for something, saying that he is poor, hungry, blind,
etc., and asks what they will do for him.

In answering the old soldier no one must use the words, "Yes," "No,"
"Black," or "White." As soon as a child is asked, he must answer
immediately. If he does not, or says any of the forbidden words, he
must pay a forfeit.




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