Games with hay bales, clothespins or Frisees
Games with hay bales
Games with hay bales
Today this experience has become exceedingly rare, but adults still recall from their childhood many ways to play with straw. As children, they maybe had the opportunity of meeting up with friends and have a sleepover in the hay barn, followed by a funny straw battle in the morning. Sometimes they would dig tunnels into it, or jumped from the upper floor of a barn into the hey – even though, both are not quite harmless games. Even today, many adults use straw on very special occasions. For example, when they want to play a trick on their friend’s wedding and barricade the door with straw bales.
However, even in the youth group, games with straw can be a lot of fun. These include several game streets or station décor at station sets. If you want to try one of the following games ideas, you can ask a farmer if he has a few bales of hay available. However, you should remember to keep a few spare bales. The reason: During the wild romp of children or the engagement of a large group of young people, hay bales can quite quickly disintegrate and therefore must be replaced.
- Stuffing a bag with straw
The objective is to stuff a bag with straw
- Reloading straw
Participants must “ship” straw from one point to another
- Needle in a haystack
Little objects are hidden in a stack of hay which the kids have to find.
- Stacking straw bales
Using hay bales, the participants have to build a tower as high as possible.
- Straw bale race
Participants have to walk forward on two or three straw bales.
- Rolling pyramids
The group has to roll bales of straw on logs.
- Rolling round bales of straw.
Participants must roll round straw bales from A – B.
- Balancing on a roll of straw
Participants have to move a roll of straw by balancing on it
- Creative Straw Game
Participants must build a highly attractive scarecrow.
- Straw battle
All participants are throwing straw on each other.
- Carrying straw with a hay fork.
Participants need to transport straw with a hay fork over a predetermined distance.
- Throwing straw with a hay fork
Participants must throw straw with a hay fork as far as possible.
- Straw bale throwing
Participants must take a bale of straw and throw it as far as possible.
- Straw Ball Carrier
Two players must wear a straw bale using hay forks.
Cloth pins are low cost and make for excellent crafting material. For this purpose, you don’t need more than one 100-packet of cloth pins. You can get them easily in every supermarket or hardware stores. Because pegs are relatively small and delicate items, they are great to train the fine motor skills of children. Because a packet of cloth pins usually offers various colours, you can use them for counting, arithmetic or other games you can think of. Otherwise, with cloth pins, there is nolimit to the gaming ideas you could come up. Alternatively, they can be used as a fashion assessor or to “stitch” to kids together.
- Grabbing cloth spins
The objective is to grab as many as possible cloth pins in one go
- Hanging up the washing
The objective is to hang up as many as possible clothes at a given time
- Passing on objects
Participants have to pass on objects using cloth spins.
- Removing cloth spins
Participants must try to mutually remove their cloth spins.
- Finding the cloth spins blindfolded
Finding the cloth spins blindfolded
- Sneaking up
Players have to grab the cloth pins of another player without being discovered.
Players must pick up a cloth pin with their mouth and put it on the washing line.
The players must try to catapult a clothespin in a bowl.
- Shooting down the cloth pins
With rubber and paper staples, players must try to shoot down the cloth pins.
- Cloth pins Bridge
Players must connect as many clothespins.
The Frisbee has long since become an indispensable device in almost every teen's bedroom. However, with the Frisbee, you can create excellent programme items for children's and youth camps. Of course, the summer months are best suited when large sandy or lawn areas are available. However, games with the Frisbee can be well integrated throughout the year.
Another positive effect: Frisbee games can be designed in a way so that they correspond to the respective skills of the participants. For example, if the throwing or catching technique is not refined yet, you can create fun games to strengthen these areas. If the amateur athletes play at a higher level, Frisbee games can be competitive and serve well for the Frisbee Olympics.
Also, there are no age restrictions for the Frisbee game. And in addition, there are Frisbees in different sizes and special designs, so that you can take your Frisbee to the outdoor pool or even in the ocean.
- Frisbee relay race
The participants have to run as quickly as possible to cover a certain distance, while at the same time, repeatedly throwing a Frisbee.
- Target throwing
Participants must throw the Frisbee into a goal
- A Frisbee goes around
All participants stand in a circle and throw the Frisbee back and forth between them
Participants must throw the Frisbee across a field with several holes.
- Frisbee Baseball
The thrower has to throw a Frisbee and reach a certain target before the next player catches the disk.
- Catching the Frisbee
Two players must throw a Frisbee to each other and catch it again
- Frisbee Rugby
The players play a game of Frisbee, but instead of a ball, they are using a Frisbee.
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