Hunt the thimble

Hunt the thimble


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Hunt the thimble

Age range:

Young kids, Kids

Birthday party, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, Halloween, Easter

Indoor, Outdoor

You will need:
A small item (like a thimble), some players (from 1 up), a supervising adult.

How to play:
All the players leave the room (or area, if it’s outdoors)
The adult hides the thimble, bearing in mind the abilities of the age group of the children
The children come back in and try to find the thimble
The one that does, wins.

1. "Hot and cold", in this version only one child goes out of the room and when they come to search the rest must shout "cold", "warmer", "colder", "hot", "burning" depending on how close the seeker is, and whether they are approaching or going away from the thimble.

2. "Singing Hunt the Thimble" is a version of "Hot and Cold" where everyone has to sing (not necessarily the same song) and sing louder when the person is approaching the thimble.

3. For very young players the object should be visible.

Last updated December 1, 2014 16:24