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  • 101 Pep-Up Games for Children

    It is energythe central element of which is willthat produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action.

    SamuEl SmIlES

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  • 101Pep-Up Games for Children

    A Hunter House Book

    Refreshing, Recharging, Refocusing

    Allison Bartl

    Illustrations by Klaus Puth

  • Copyright Cornelsen Verlag Scriptor GmbH & Co. KG, Berlin 2004Translation 2008 Hunter House Publishers

    First published in Germany in 2004 by Cornelsen as Muntermacher-Spiele fr Grundschulkinder

    All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and

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    Hunter House Inc., PublishersPO Box 2914

    Alameda CA 94501-0914

    Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

    Bartl, Almuth.[Muntermacher-Spiele fr Grundschulkinder. English]

    101 pep-up games for children : refreshing, recharging, refocusing / Allison Bartl.p. cm. (SmartFun activity books)

    Translation of: Muntermacher-Spiele fr Grundschulkinder.ISBN-13: 978-0-89793-495-4 (pbk.)

    ISBN-10: 0-89793-495-4 (pbk.)ISBN-13: 978-0-89793-496-1 (spiral bound)

    ISBN-10: 0-89793-496-2 (spiral bound)1. Games. 2. School childrenRecreation. I. Title. II. Title: One hundred one pep-up

    games for children. III. Title: One hundred and one pep-up games for children.GV1203.B36 2007790.1'922dc22 2007025187

    Project CreditsCover Design: Jil Weil & Stefanie Gold

    Illustrations: Klaus PuthBook Production: John McKercher

    Translator: Emily BanwellCopy Editor: Kelley BlewsterProofreader: Herman Leung

    Acquisitions Editor: Jeanne BrondinoEditor: Alexandra Mummery

    Senior Marketing Associate: Reina SantanaPublicity Assistant: Alexi UeltzenRights Coordinator: Candace GroskreutzOrder Fulfillment: Washul LakdhonCustomer Service Manager: Christina SverdrupAdministrator: Theresa NelsonComputer Support: Peter Eichelberger

    Publisher: Kiran S. Rana

    Printed and Bound by Bang Printing, Brainerd, Minnesota

    Manufactured in the United States of America

    9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1 First Edition 08 09 10 11 12

  • Contents

    Preface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . x

    Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

    Helpful Ways to Change the Pace . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

    Key to the Icons Used in the Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

    The Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

    Alphabetical List of Games . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 112

    Games with Special Requirements . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 114

    Games Requiring Props

    Games in Which Physical Contact Might Be Involved

    Games Requiring a Large Space

    Games Requiring Going Outdoors

    Games Requiring Musical Accompaniment

    A detailed list of the games indicating appropriate group sizes begins on the next page.

    101 Pep-Up Games for Children v

  • vi 101 Pep-Up Games for Children

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    4 All Right! c

    5 Backward Theater c

    6 Wind-Up Mice c

    7 Counting Fingers c

    8 Fresh-Air Shower c

    9 Dance School c

    10 Thumbless c

    11 Wind Power c

    12 Song Circle c

    13 The Seat of Transformation c

    14 The Nonsense Game c

    15 Waves of Silliness c

    16 Auntie Berthas Stroll c

    17 Red and Black c

    18 Dancing Feet c

    19 Quick Trip to Kalamazoo c

    20 Herd of Elephants c

    21 Rhinos c

    22 Silly Time c

    23 Indoor Snowball Fight c

    24 I Like Me! c

    25 Eeny, Meeny, Miny, Moe c

    26 Peanut Hunt c

    27 The Serious Laughing Game c

    28 Polar Bear Chase c

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    29 Fast Forward c

    30 See-Saw c

    31 Dancing on Paper c

    32 Neighbors c

    33 Musical Confusion c

    34 Chain Reaction c

    35 The Sick Ballet Troupe c

    36 Paper Race c

    37 Coin Collection c

    38 The Giggle Box c

    39 Mirror Image c

    40 Ball Tag c

    41 Kid Sandwich c

    42 Once More with Feeling c

    43 Seat Protectors c

    44 Hand Sandwich c

    45 New Seating Arrangement c

    46 Mouth Harps c

    47 Think Good Thoughts c

    49 Good Posture c

    50 Upstairs, Downstairs c

    51 Foot Circles c

    52 Today Is My Favorite Day c

    54 Silly Clapping c

    55 Alphabet Circles c

    56 Guided Treasure Hunt c

    57 Lion Hunt c

    59 Thumb Wrestling c

    60 Forward, Backward, Forward Again c

    61 Secret Code c

    62 One-Legged Tag c

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    63 (Dont) Follow the Leader c

    64 Giggly George and Giggly Georgia c

    65 Animal Guessing Game c

    66 Hula Hoop c

    67 Night Watchman c

    68 Vowel Race c

    69 Speed-Reading Competition c

    71 Rhyming Proverbs c

    72 Word Ball c

    73 Careful Listening c

    74 Knife, Fork, Scissors, Light c

    76 Partner Search c

    77 Multiball c

    79 Lucky Sixes c

    80 Body Instruments c

    81 Math Gymnastics c

    82 A, E, I, O, U c

    84 Classroom Ping-Pong c

    85 Song Variations c

    86 Playing Detective c

    87 Class Clown c

    88 Portable Pick-Me-Ups c

    89 Hidden Treasure c

    90 The Black List c

    91 Countdown c

    92 Quick-Break Exercises c

    93 Alarm! c

    94 Memory Lane c

    95 Creepy Wilbur c

    96 Sentence Scramble c

    97 Alphabet Chair Grab c

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    98 Mythical Creatures c

    99 Band-Aid Ball c

    100 Zoology c

    101 Rhyming Couplets c

    102 Name Bingo c

    103 The Good Fairy c

    104 Fitness Race c

    105 Helicopter Fleet c

    106 Whistling Footrace c

    107 I Feel Bright Yellow Today c

    108 Row Your Boat c

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