Age-Group: Grade 1+
Number of Players: 4+ kids, 2 adults
Recruit two brave adults to be dressed up. Line children up in two teams. Adults sit opposite their teams. Have a bowl next to each adult filled with instructions on separate slips of paper. Put a set of supplies by each adult. On “Go,” the first player on each team runs to the adult, picks a slip of paper, does what it says and runs back to tag the next player. If you have small teams, have players rerun the race as many times as needed until all the slips are used up.
Female Activity Ideas: Put on lipstick; Put on clip earrings; Put on nail polish; Put curlers in hair; Put face cream all over face; Brush teeth (use dry toothbrush); Put on scarf (feather boa, necklaces, etc.); Give drink of water (label a cup of water “Give a drink”); Pour water on head and wash hair (label a small cup of water “Wash hair”); etc.
Male Activity Ideas: Put on shaving lotion; Comb hair; Put on tie or bowtie; Put on a hat; Put on glasses; Put on a scarf; Brush teeth (use dry toothbrush); File fingernails; etc.
Number of Players: Any
Chalk a large triangle on the ground. Put 6 large balls in the triangle. Players take turns rolling another large ball, trying to knock balls out of the triangle. They get points for the number of balls they knock out.
Number of Players: 4+
The person who’s IT has a spray bottle of water. When players are squirted, they are frozen until someone who is not IT tags them to unfreeze them.