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Old folks party. Tea & cakes here on Sunday - any ideas for games?

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yogabird Fri 24-Jul-09 12:06:33

We are having the neighbours round and raising money for Macmillan Cancer care and wanted a few simple games that we could charge a few pence for people to play. We have a treasure island to guess where the loot is hidden and we have a simple game involving a plant pot and some marbles. Tug of war etc is out since the average age is about 70! Any ideas?

sassy Fri 24-Jul-09 12:07:48

Parlour games - In the Manner of etc
The one with the flour in the freezer and the choc on top?

sassy Fri 24-Jul-09 12:08:22

Actually, they might surpirse you and all want a go at wii bowling!

sassy Fri 24-Jul-09 12:09:58

Oh and a name-the-teddy/guess the number of sweets in the jar likely to be popular

yogabird Sat 25-Jul-09 00:11:12

The one with the flour in the freezer and the choc on top??????

This one is new on me - any more details from anyone?

cat64 Sat 25-Jul-09 00:34:51

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sassy Sat 25-Jul-09 08:26:07

Flour game

Fill a pyrex bowl with flour; pack it down and put a plate on top. Stick in freezer for an hour or so. Turn the flour out onto a plate - it should keepits shape. Then put an unwrapped choc on the top. People take in turns to slice a section from the flour onto the plate without dislodging choc. When someone does cause the whole thing to collapse they have to get the choc out of the flour with their teeth.

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