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Green Guessing Game

Materials

  • Tape
  • Green candy
  • Shoebox with lid
  • Slips of paper
  • Utility knife
  • Pencil
  • Jar with lid

Directions

  1. Tape the lid to the box and cut a slit in the lid.
  2. Fill a jar with green candy, counting the pieces you put in the jar.
  3. Place the jar, the box, the slips of paper, and the pencil on a counter.
  4. Have each family member guess the number of candies in the jar, write her name and guess on a slip of paper, and place it in the box.
  5. On Saint Patrick's Day, let your child count the candies in the jar.
  6. Then let her open the box and read the guesses.
  7. The person who made the closest guess wins the candy.

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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 30, 2014



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