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What you need: You will need a long rope (about 30 feet), two pairs of swimming fins, 10 balls, and two trashcans.How to play: Divide the children into ...Throw your balls in the trash can but don't get tied up!
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What you need: A blindfold and a spacious area (outdoors or a large room).How to play: Designate one person as "it." Put a blindfold on "it," spin the person around, and send him or her out into the ...All you need is a blindfold and a spacious area (outdoors or a large room).
A sample plate of the new food icon My Plate, is unveiled at the Agriculture Department. Credit: Susan Walsh, AP WASHINGTON (AP) - There's a new U.S. symbol for healthful eating: The Agriculture Department unveiled "My Plate" on ...There's a new U.S. symbol for healthful eating: The Agriculture Department unveiled "My Plate" on Thursday, abandoning the food pyramid that had guided many Americans but merely confused others.
Cakewalks are popular at fundraisers. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: A path of up to 20 numbered squares, music to play during the game and prizes (typically a cake, but other treats or items can also serve as the prize).How ...This game of chance has a sweet prize!
Celebrate Chinese New Year with this Red Rover-like game. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: All you need is enough children to form two teams of at least four people each.How to play: In this Chinese New Year variation of Red ...This is the Chinese New Year variation of Red Rover.
Long ago, before there was you, when Daddy was not yet Daddy and I was not yet Papa, he and I promised each other that someday we would be parents. We had a wedding and bought a house, but then let more than a decade pass while we waited to be ...The doubters didn't stop us: Our course was set.
Knock the stick over the line to win. Credit: Getty Images
What you need: Two sticks and chalk for drawing lines.How to play: Draw two lines with chalk on the ground 8 feet apart. On one of the lines, place one of the sticks. The ...Throwing sticks? What is there not to like about that?