‘MINUTE TO WIN ITʼ CHALLENGES

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(Cereal Box front cut into 18-20 square pieces. Must put ‘puzzle’ together within 60 seconds)

BREAKFAST SCRAMBLE FACE THE COOKIE SUCK IT UP

(3 Oreo Cookies. Must move the cookies, one at a time, from their forehead to their mouth without any hands.) (5 Straws – four standing upright in Styrofoam, m&ms. Using the remaining straw, suck up an m&m and keeping the suction strong walk it over to the upright straws. Place the m&m on one of the straws so it balances there. Repeat with three more m&ms. If one falls, go get another one from the bowl. There must be an m&m balancing on each of the 4 upright straws at the end of 60 seconds.) (1 balloon, 15 cups. Line 15 cups, top down, along the edge of table. Within 60 seconds, blow up the balloon and pinch the end. Putting the end of the balloon near the cups, release the pinch and let the air blow the cups off the table. Repeat until all the cups are off the table.)

THIS BLOWS

(1 chopstick, 10 metal nuts – the kind that go with bolts. Put nuts on chop stick. Within 60 seconds the nuts must be slid off the chop stick one at a time and set on their side making a stack.)

NUT STACKER

(6 push lights, bean bags. The lights are lined up on a wall – or the floor – and turned on. The contestant has 60 seconds to throw the bean bags and turn off all the lights. If a bean bag hits a light and turns it back on, it must be hit again so it is out when time is up.)

PUNCH YOUR LIGHTS OUT

(1 individual package of m&ms, 5 cups. The m&m bag is opened and poured on table. Contestant has 60 seconds to sort the m&ms by color – one color per cup, using only one hand and going in order. There are approximately 50 m&ms in each package.)

SEPARATION ANXIETY

(10 dimes. Contestant spins the dimes one at a time and then stops it on its side so that neither the heads or the tails touches the table. They then take the dime and put it in a container and proceed to

SPIN IT

the next one.

(Marbles in cup, double sided tape. The double sided tape is unrolled along the end of the table. Contestant takes one marble at a time and rolls it from one end of the table to the sticky taped end. In 60 seconds they must have 5 stuck to the tape without rolling off the table.)

STICKY BALLS

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(Rubber bands, 6 empty pop cans stacked in a pyramid. In 60 seconds all 6 cans must be shot down with the rubber bands.)

RAPID FIRE

(Cotton balls, 2 bowls – one with cotton balls and one empty, Vaseline. The contestant uses Vaseline on their nose to ‘pick up’ the cotton balls one at a time and deposit into the empty bowl without using hands. Too much Vaseline will be too sticky to get the cotton ball off of and too little will not allow the nose to ‘pick up’ the cotton balls. At the end of 60 seconds there must be at least 5 cotton balls in the once empty bowl.)

ON THE NOSE

(Banana, string, 2 oranges, hula hoop. The banana is tied around contestant’s waist to hang 12 inches off the ground. Hula hoop is placed a distance away and the oranges are near the contestant’s start spot. In 60 seconds the contest must used the banana, powered by walking and hip movements – no hands even on string, to roll the oranges into the hula hoop.)

HOWʼS IT HANGING

(1 roll of TP. The TP is on post or help by helper so it can unroll freely. Contestant stands with hands down and slightly extended out from body. The start of the TP is in their hand. They must completely unroll the TP, without any tears, by rotating 360 degrees, wrapping themselves mummy style.)

DIZZY MUMMY

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(3 golf balls. The balls are stacked on top of each other and must balance for 3 seconds within the 60 second time limit.)

CADDY STACK

(Box of 160 count tissues. Contestant has 60 seconds to empty the tissue box to pulling out the tissues one at a time, using only one hand. At no time can the fingers of the hand enter the box opening. The other hand can be used to hold and stabilize the tissue box.)

HANKY PANKY

(One pencil – I used a ‘Marks-a-lot’ marker, 20 marbles in cup. The pencil – or marker – is stood upright a ways away from the contestant who is laying on their stomach facing it. The contestant then takes one marble at a time and rolls it toward the pencil in hopes of knocking it down within 60 seconds.)

LONER

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(2 feathers. Contestant must keep the two feathers in the air at the same time using only their breath for 60 seconds.)

KEEP IT UP

(2 empty tissue boxes, 8 ping pong balls, string or belt or ribbon) Tissue box it secured to contestant’s waist with box at lower back and opening pointing out. Place ping pong balls in tissue box. The contestant has 60 seconds to wiggle, dance, jump, etc, the balls out the tissue box opening.)

JUNK IN THE TRUNK

(3 inflated balloons. Keep all three balloons in the air for 60 seconds by hitting them. Contestant can only touching one balloon at a time. Can also give a boundary that the balloons and contestant have to remain in.)

DEFYING GRAVITY

(Pedometer, bandana. The bandana is tied around contestant’s forehead and pedometer is attached. By bouncing the head, contestant must have at least 300 head bobs in 60 seconds.)

BOBBLE HEAD

(Lamp shade, pole, string, bandana or blindfold. Lamp shade is attached to pole with string. The contestant is blindfolded and given the pole. They must get the lampshade on their head within 60 seconds.)

FISH HEAD

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(6X3 ½ “ nails, string. At least 10 nails must be hanging on string line at the end of 60 seconds.)

HANG NAILS

(Tennis racquet with center square highlighted, gumball. Place racquet between contestant’s legs, just above the knees. Gumball is placed on racquet. Contestant must wiggle the gumball into the center square within 60 seconds.)

WHAT A RAQUET

(2 pennies, pantyhose.) One penny is placed in each toe of the pantyhose. Contestant must reach into each leg of the pantyhose and remove the pennies without either hand helping the other out – ie. You cannot reach over and pull the leg of one side with the hand

PENNY HOSE

in the opposite leg. The pantyhose cannot go beyond the elbows and connot touch the chest or other parts of the body. This must be completed within 60 seconds.)

(10 needles stuck in Styrofoam with varying eye sizes from largest to smallest, thread. Contestant must thread the needles one at time, from largest eye to smallest using only one hand – you can use mouth to lick or whatever – in 60 seconds.)

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