57423Re: Pied Piper activities
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"Madeleine Delacroix" <madeleinedelacroix@...> wrote:
> I am looking for activities for "littles" to do at meetings andClearly Ye Olde Coloring Station is cheap(who has no crayons), easy
(see previous), and expected.....
Littles will play, given direction or no..... small boys in garb will
start wars(anything will do for a sword) and can you blame them when
the big "boys" play? This summer Walgreens had swords and shields in
peroid <grin> colors 2/$5 I bought several and they are getting a
We are already playing "dress up" perhaps you have thespians?
In the same vein as the swords(and probably period), I have a trebuchet
game, the directions for making are on the web. Same sort of problems
too. ANYTHHING CAN BE LAUHCHED!
Boxes, oatmeal boxes, and cans, become castles..... semiperminent if
you have an artistic bent, or just cleaned and become blocks for the
littles to build their own... Toss in some carved knights, princesses,
and a dragon......
Drums, shaken instruments, even a thumb "piano" can keep them
Balls, big and small..... anyone play marbles? old board games(chess,
go, fox and hens) for the older ones (or even the younger, my granson,
5, is picking up chess... but he cheats)....
As I recall, wheeled toys have been found (no not Matchbox cars) some
things never change!
Minatures of ANYTHING adults are using.....
And last but not least.... dolls.... simple rag babies.....
It won't make for a quiet group but maybe a happier one,
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