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Button, Button

Materials

  • Snow
  • Snowballs
  • Colored button

Directions

  1. This game requires four or more players.
  2. Make a number of snowballs one fewer than number of players you have.
  3. Hide a brightly colored button inside one of the snowballs.
  4. Choose one player to be it. The other players stand in a circle around him and pass the snowballs quickly around the circle until he tells them to stop.
  5. He must then guess which player has the snowball with the button inside.
  6. The players break open their snowballs to see if he has guessed correctly. If not, he's it again for the next round; if so, the player holding the button becomes it.
  7. Make some more snowballs and play again.
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Copyright 2001 by Patricia Kuffner. Excerpted from The Children's Busy Book with permission of its publisher, Meadowbrook Press.

To order this book visit Meadowbrook Press.


August 28, 2014



Variety is the spice of life! Swap out boring sandwiches for simple and healthy alternatives, like crackers and cheese, veggie or fruit kebabs, pasta salad, or breakfast for lunch (such as yogurt and granola, or whole wheat waffles).


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