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Pyramid of cans

Time: approx. 2 - 5 min.
Recommended age: from 8
Size of group: it doesn't matter
Time for preparation: none
Material: Many cans

Game description

For this game, you will need a sufficient number of cans, which you can acquire from a recycling centre for no cost. The objective now is, to build a pyramid from this cans – but not as usually in an upright manner. In this case, the cans have to be on their sides. To help yourself and to stop them from rolling away, you can put an upright can on each side.


First, the height of the pyramid is measured, the number of floors is counted and the time taken for each team to build their pyramid.

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