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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;

05 FOX AND GEESE GAME

FOX AND GEESE GAME – Board Games for Kids

FOX AND GEESE GAME. Fifteen ordinary draughtsmen compose the flock of geese. The fox may either be two draughtsmen placed one upon another, or any small object which may be at hand.

Indoor Games for Kids – BUFF GAME

Indoor Games for Kids – BUFF GAME

In this game one of the players enters the room, armed with a poker, with which he taps on the floor.

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!”

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.

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.
HUNT THE WHISTLE GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

HUNT THE WHISTLE GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

A boy who has never seen the game played is elected hunter; the others seat themselves on the ground, as in Hunt the Slipper.

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.

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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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.

07 NINE MENS MORRIS GAME

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.

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.

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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;

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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;

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.

Indoor Games for Kids – CONSEQUENCES GAME

Indoor Games for Kids – CONSEQUENCES GAME

The first player writes an adjective on the upper part of a slip of paper, and then folds the slip so that the written word cannot be seen by the next player,
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.

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,

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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THE TWO HATS GAME – Indoor Games for Kids

This game, although only two persons are engaged in it at a time, furnishes much amusement, from the contradictory nature of its words and actions.