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How to Play: Puzzle Piece Search

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What you need: You need a pre-cut puzzle and a table.
How to play: Hide pieces of the puzzle throughout the play area while players are out of the room. Have a table set up where...
Hide pieces of a puzzle throughout the play area while players are out of the room. Have a table set up where the puzzle can be reassembled.

How to Play: Memory Game

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What you need: You need objects like cars, marbles, or other small toys, a tray, pencils, and paper. How to play: Place the objects on the tray. Give each player some paper and a pencil. The rules:...
Guess the most number of objects from the tray and you win!

How to Play: Pirate

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What you need: You need several rings of keys and a blindfold.
How to play: Have all players sit in a circle. Choose one player to be the pirate. The pirate must sit in the...
Who stole the key ring from the pirate?

How to Play: I'm Going Hunting

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What you need: All you need for this game is a good memory.
How to play: Have the players sit in a circle. The rules: One person starts by saying, "I'm going hunting, and I'm...
If you have a great memory then this game is for you!

How to Play: Rumor

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What you need: You need a black board and chalk.
How to play: Divide the players into teams. Select a leader on each team. The leaders will go out of the room and come up with a message that all teams will...
The game pictionary and telephone combined!

How to Play: Simple Scavenger Hunt

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What you need: You need paper and pencils.
How to play: Before the game, make a list of things people might find in their purses, wallets, backpacks, and/or on...
All you need is paper and pencils!

How to Play: Fork Over the Chocolate

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What you need: You need a chocolate bar, knife, forks, dice, and items of clothing, such as a hat, a coat, shirt, pants, hat, gloves, etc.
How to play: Have the players sit in...
Eat the last piece of chocolate bar and win!

How to Play: Who Am I?

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What you need: You need name tags and magic markers. How to play: Before the game, make up name tags using famous people and/or characters. These name tags will be placed on players' backs without players...
Ask questions to find out who you are!

How to Play: Colonial Circle

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What you need: All you need for this game are players. How to play: Choose one player to be the British spy, and all other players stand in a circle holding hands and facing inward. The...
This spy game is full of international intrigue.

How to Play: String Toss

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What you need: You need a ball of string or yarn for each group. How to play: Set up groups of eight to 12 players and have them sit in a circle. Give each a group a ball of string or yarn. The rules:...
This game will get you all tangled up!

How to Play: Hippie Shake Sweep Up

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What you need: You will need small-handled brooms, thin rope, tape, and small items such as raisins, peanuts, or marshmallows. How to play: To set up for the game, tape out a square on the floor...
Try this tricky way to get your kids to sweep the floor!

How to Play: Quick Change Artist

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What you need: All you need for this game are players. How to play: Have everyone sit in a circle, and choose a player to be the quick change artist. The quick change artist will go out of the room and...
Can you guess the change?

How to Play: Somebody Moved

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What you need: All you need for this game are players.
How to play: Have everyone sit in a circle. Choose one player to be "it." "It" will leave the room, and one to four players switch places in the circle. ...
Have "it" solve the people puzzle!

How to Play: Smile Toss

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What you need: All you need for this game are players. How to play: Have everyone sit in a circle, and choose a player to be the Smile Tosser. All other players must keep a somber, straight...
Try to keep a straight face!

How to Play: Shoe Hustle

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What you need: You need players wearing shoes.
How to play: Have all players sit in a circle. Players should remove both of their shoes, remove the shoestrings, and put them in...
Find your shoes in the show pile!

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