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MAGIC MUSIC GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

MAGIC MUSIC GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

This is a very similar game to Hot Boiled Beans. One player having been sent out of the room, the others arrange some simple task for him to perform on his return.

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NINE MEN’S MORRIS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

NINE MEN’S MORRIS is an ancient English game, and ought not to be laid aside; so we resuscitate it for the benefit of young England.

CROSS QUESTIONS AND CROOKED ANSWERS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

CROSS QUESTIONS AND CROOKED ANSWERS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

This game will be best described by a short dialogue.
Harry.—I am going to put a question in a whisper to Tom, who is seated on my right hand, to which he will reply in the same tone.

POST GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

POST GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

This exciting game may be played by an unlimited number, and is particularly adapted for a large party.

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Drawing games for kids on paper – HEAD, BODY AND LEGS...

One player takes an oblong piece of paper, and having divided it into three equal parts by folding, he sketches a comic head, either with pen or pencil, in the upper space;

DUMB MOTIONS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

DUMB MOTIONS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

The players form sides, and decide who shall be masters and who men. The principal aim of the men is to keep working as long as possible, and to prevent the masters taking their places.

PROVERBS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

PROVERBS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

One player leaves the room, and while he is absent the rest fix upon some proverb. The words are then distributed among them, and each player, in reply to a question asked by the guesser, has to introduce his particular word.

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Indoor Games for Kids – SCHIMMEL

To play this amusing game, which is of German origin, it is necessary to be furnished with five cards, on which are painted the figures of a white horse, an inn, a bell, a hammer, and a bell and hammer;

FAMILY COACH GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

FAMILY COACH GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

The chief player in this amusing game must possess the faculty of inventing a long story, as well as a tolerably good memory.
RED-CAP AND BLACK-CAP GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

RED-CAP AND BLACK-CAP GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

The players sit round in a circle, each taking a colour. Thus one is red-cap, another black-cap, and so on. One of them, who takes the place of master, and has no colour, taking up a cap says:

THE FOUR ELEMENTS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

THE FOUR ELEMENTS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

The party being seated in a circle, the player who has been chosen to commence the game takes a knotted handkerchief, and throws it suddenly into another’s lap, calling out at the same time either “Earth!” “Water!” “Air!” or “Fire!”

SHADOW BUFF GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

SHADOW BUFF GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

Shadow Buff differs very materially from Blind Man’s Buff, but it is equally amusing. A large piece of white linen should be fastened neatly up at one end of room, so that it hangs quite smooth;

HAND GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HAND GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

The game of Hand is of great antiquity, and is common to almost every nation, whether savage or civilized.

05 SLATE GAMES Indoor Games for Kids

SLATE GAMES – Indoor Games for Kids

Birds, Beasts, and Fishes.—“Now, Tom,” said Harry, “get your slate and pencil, and I’ll show you such a jolly game.

HOT BOILED BEANS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HOT BOILED BEANS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

In this game, one of the players is sent out of the room, while the others hide a handkerchief or any small article that can be easily secreted.

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TRADES GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

Every player, except one who holds the office of reader, selects a trade or profession, which he must retain throughout the game.

HOT COCKLES GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HOT COCKLES GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

One player with his eyes bandaged lays his head on a chair, or in another player’s lap, while the others strike him on his back with their open hands.

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TRUSSED FOWLS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

Two boys having seated themselves on the floor, are trussed by their playmates; that is to say, each boy has his wrists tied together with a handkerchief, and his legs secured just above the ancles with another;

Indoor Games for Kids – BLIND MAN’S BUFF GAME

Indoor Games for Kids – BLIND MAN’S BUFF GAME

Consists in one person having a handkerchief bound over his eyes, so as to completely blind him, and thus blindfolded trying to chase the other players, either by the sound of their footsteps,

HOW? WHERE? AND WHEN? GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HOW? WHERE? AND WHEN? GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

One of the players is sent out of the room, while the others fix upon a subject, which may be anything to which the three questions, “How do you like it?” “Where do you like it?” and “When do you like it?” will apply.