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Three-Way Thumb War

How the Three-Way Thumb War Came to Be Leave it to kids. They want to have a thumb war, but there are three who want to play this two player game. Nobody wants to be left out. What to do? An adult would say: Tough luck. OR:Someone will be left out. OR: You can’t. OR:

>#364: Musical Chairs

>Number of players for musical chairs: 5 or more. To play musical chairs, you will need: music, chairs (one for each player—minus two). Musical chairs rules: Place chairs in a circle, the seats facing out. One player is in charge of the music, the others are trying to get a chair to sit on when


>Play peek-a-boo with a baby. Babies love to see people disappear and then reappear. Cover your face with your hands (disappear–the baby can’t see your face) and then open your hands to show your face (appear–the baby can see you again) and say, “Peek-a-boo!” The baby will laugh and smile. Make this a family activity:

>#319: Improv Freeze Tag

>To play Improv Freeze Tag, you will need 5 or more players. What is Improv or Improvisation? It is a form of drama/acting. Instead of a script telling actors and actresses what to do, the actors and actresses make it all up as they go. It can be silly and also very challenging! How to

>#317: Hot Potato

>To play Hot Potato, you will need 4 or more players. The rule for Hot Potato are: One player is a leader who stands with their back to the group. The other players stand close together and pass a ‘potato’. (The ‘potato’ can be a ball or teddy bear, it doesn’t have to be a