Silly Sports Night
Water and spoon race.
Rrun to a bucket of water, dip spoon then run on to a jug, tip water
in then run back to hand the spoon to the next runner.
Multiple legged races
are generally very silly.
Most party games tend
to have silliness built in, e.g. orange under the chin being passed
along the line.
- Blind football: in pairs : one blindfolded
plays, sighted one stands on the sidelines giving instructions. Works
well with or without a ball that makes a noise.
- Kid's sports day - egg (or potato) and spoon race, sack race, skipping
race, three-legged-race, potato (or bean bag) race, obstacle race
- Balloon volley ball
- Indoor Olympics :
synchronised indoor swimming in patrols
Throwing the javelin (a straw)
Tossing the caber (3/4 rolled up newspaper 3ft)
Throwing the discus(a paper plate)
Shot put (tin foil crumpled up)
Individual running race
Patrol relay race
Black sack relay race
Pentathlon - 1 shot put, 2 caber, 3 javelin, 4 discus, 5 4 lengths
of hall running race.
Best Guide in each above event per patrol. competes against other
patrols. 5 points for winner of each event.
Patrol with most points wins a paper cup or paper plate shield.
- 'Haggis hunt' - needs to be out of doors, and be warned,
the girls get VERY wet!
You need some help to set this up, and some "hunt saboteurs"
(YLs or Guiders.)
Fill water bombs and carefully hide them around the grounds of your
It's very simple really - in patrols, sixes or whatever find as many
as they can and bring them safely back to you.
1 point for a tail (a burst one) and 3 points for a whole one.
Needless to say many will 'die'on the return trip and soak their bearer.
Do remember to collect as much of the bombs as you can for environmental
(You could make paper ones in advance - instructions in Go4It-Water
(see Go4Its index) - and use tham instead,
as they are biodegradable.)
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