- Work together as a family to keep the balloon in the air as you travel across an open space.
- The balloon is a ‘hot potato’ – you want to hit it as quickly as possible and give yourself time to cool off after hitting it (don’t hit it again right afterwards).
- Any method to keep the balloon up is okay, but don’t let it touch the ground.
- Players can't touch the ball twice in a row. When one person hits the balloon, somebody else needs to hit it next.
- Family members must remain 2 metres (6 feet) apart from one another. If you hit the balloon and it doesn’t go far, quickly move out of the way so someone else can hit it.
- If the balloon drops, somebody hits it more than once in a row or family members get within 2 metres (6 feet) of one another, you must start over!
- Pick a body part that players must use to hit the ball (e.g. nose, elbow).
- Do the crab walk or other movement instead of walking.
- Play with your hands behind your back.
- Use a volleyball.