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In the Pond

 

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Equipment: None

 

This game is similar to Simon Says. This requires a circle on the floor of the gym, or one can be drawn outside on asphalt with chalk.

 

 

Players stand just outside of the circle on the gym floor. The leader will stand in the middle and call out commands. If the leader calls out "In the pond," all the players should jump into the circle. If the leader calls "On the bank," all the players should jump back out of the circle. However if the leader calls "In the pond," and the players are already in the circle, anyone who jumps out of the circle is eliminated. The same goes for children who jump into the circle when "On the bank," is called. The last few remaining participants are the winners. You can play it again where they have to squat and hop like a frog. You can also every so often call "Frog frenzy!" and players must hop around like mad inside the circle like frogs until you call "On the bank".