Students are encouraged to pick and gather their ownmaterials, to make and decorate their own equipment.Students are also encouraged to know how to make theequipment needed for each game, and know the rules. Theywill then be able to share these games with friends andfamily.
Ring the Stick
Start with ring flat on the ground. Flick stick upward then tryto catch ring with end of stick. Younger children may use abigger ring and longer sticks. Smaller sticks and smallerrings may be used for the more advanced.Materials:16-32 inch stick (wooden dowel, willow branch)paint, yarn, beads to decorate stickring ½ inch to 2 inches widestring to attach ring to stick
Run and Scream
Students stand behind the starting line, take a deep breath,and begin running at signal. At second line, 5-8 feet in frontof starting line, students begin screaming. Who ever runs thefurthest while screaming is the winner.
Make the Stick Jump
Stick 4-7 wooden pegs or sticks, 6-8 inches long, into groundat varying distances. Assign point values to each peg, withthe closest being fewest and the furthest being most.Students stand behind line and begin throwing. A direct hitscores points. Students throw 4-7 rocks per match. The onewith the highest score wins.Materials:4-7 Smooth round rocks4-7 sticks or wooden pegs 6-8 inches long