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Game: Olympics In the
Players: You can play this by yourself or with
You will Need:
Pillows, Couch, Cans, Stairs.
How To Play:
Have your own Olympics games
with things around your own house!
many flips you can do from pillow to pillow without
Hand and Knees Crawl.
Set up a finish
line at the other end of the room with pillows or tape
and see how fast you can crawl to it.
Walk Like a Crab.
a finish line at the other end of the room with pillows
or tape. Get on your hands and feet like a crab (with
your stomach facing the ceiling) and see how long it
takes you to crawl to the finish line.
The Long Jump.
Stand on the first stair up from the ground. Jump. Try
it from two steps up, then three. Keep going until you
just don't think you can get any higher.
Pick the largest cans in your pantry and use
them as dumbbells. See how many times you can do curls
with them. Try it in a row on the same arm or alternate
back and forth between the two.
Game: Hurry up the Stairs
What You Need: Stairs, Stopwatch and a good set
of running shoes.
How To Play: First, find a set of stairs in your house.
Then, run all the way up them once, timing yourself to
see how long it takes. Then try to beat your time. If
you have other players, try to beat their times!
Players: Alone or with as many friends as you like
How To Play: While walking down the street, see how many
steps you can take in one sidewalk square (little
steps). On the next square see how few steps you can
take (big steps). If you are playing with friends, try
to beat each other's scores. If you are playing alone,
try and beat yourself!
Game: Captain Midnight
Players: 4 or more
How To Play: Choose someone to be Captain Midnight.
Everyone else then yells, "Captain Midnight, what time
is it?" The Captain responds by yelling any number from
one to twelve.
Each player then walks that many steps
toward the Captain. If they can touch him, then they are
the new Captain. However, keep your ears open because at
anytime the Captain can shout out "Midnight," which
means you have to run away from the Captain. If the
Captain catches you, you become his assistant, helping
him to catch other players.
By yourself or with friends.
What You Need: A blown-up balloon
How To Play: The object of the game is to hit the
balloon and not to let it touch the ground. Each round
you can choose a different body part as the part you use
to bounce the balloon.
For example, bounce it with your
nose, bounce it with your foot or bounce it with your
belly. If you are playing alone, see how many times in a
row you can hit the balloon before it touches the
If you are playing with a group, no one person
can bounce it two times in a row.
Game: Refrigerator Tag
Players: 3 or more
What You Need:
How To Play: The first step in the game is to name your
bases–Like it, Love it, Hate it or Never tried it. Make
sure that all of the players know which base is which.
Next, pick one of the players to be "It." "It " calls
out the name of a food. The players then run to the base
that best describes how they feel about that food.
"It" tags a player on the way to a base, that player is