How to Play: Shoveling Snow

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How many cotton balls can you get on the table? Credit: Getty Images

What you need: Vaseline, a bowl for each player, cotton balls and a stop watch.

How to play: Arrange everyone in a circle sitting on their knees or sitting around a table. Place a dab of Vaseline on the tip of each player's nose. Place a bowl in front of each player and a pile of cotton balls next to the bowl or scattered loosely in front of them on the table.

The rules: The object of the game is to place the cotton balls into the bowl using only your nose. Hands should be down or behind the player's back during the game.

How to win: After one minute, the one with the most cotton balls in his or her bowl wins.

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Start by teaching him that it is safe to do so.