Bear, Fish, Mosquito
This game is similar to Rock, Paper, Scissors, but more active and with local animals.
Time: 5-15 minutes
Learn the animals
Hands up, claws curved downwards
Bear beats fish.
Hands together, making a swimming motion
Fish beats mosquito.
Index finger pointed out
Mosquito beats bear.
Go out to the back yard or green space in a park. Stand two metres apart.
Shout “Ready”. Players look each other in the eye.
Both players shout “one, two, three” while jumping.
After "three", each player makes one of the three animal poses.
If it’s the same, redo the three jumps and an animal pose.
Who won? The winner jumps up and down on the spot, cheering, while the other person runs one lap back to their starting point.