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The Ballad Game
Another home-made game is described by E. H. thus:--"The game...

Body Guard
_10 to 30 or more players._ _Playground; gymnasium._ ...

The Concerted Sneeze
One third of the company agree to say "Hish" all together at ...

Teacher And Class
One player is chosen for "teacher". The others stand in a lin...

Find Your Betterhalf.
Select a number of pictures of men and women from fashion p...

Jolly St Nicholas
One child is chosen to represent Jolly St. Nicholas or Santa ...

Run Rabbit Run
Class lines up in two groups. One group are rabbits, safe in ...

The Jolly Miller
The one who shall be "it" is decided upon by counting out (se...

PASSING BY.

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An amusement for children on a train, or at home when it is raining,
is the following, and it will help to while away the time.

If there are several children, choose sides and appoint one to keep
the count for his side. Each side sits by a different window and
watches the passers-by. Every man counts 1; every women 2; baby 3;
animal 5; white horse 10; black cat 50.

As a child sees someone passing, he calls out the number for his side;
if a woman, he says 2; if a man and woman together, it will be 3, and
so on.

If the children are looking upon the same street the side that calls
its number out first adds it to its score. It is more exciting if the
different sides have different streets to look out on.

If on a train, one side sits on the right and the other on the left,
and when an object is seen, they call out right, 5, or left, as the
case may be, for the mother, or older person to put down on the score
card.

The side which succeeds in reaching 100 first is the winning side. If
the trip is long, 500 can be the limit.




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