Jeu de Boules
Multicultural Games

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by Sam, Eric, Ben Germantown Academy 6th grade     1996

State the name of your game and why you chose it.

The game our group chose is Jeu de Boules. We chose this game because it helps with your coordination and you an play it anywhere.

List the countries where it is played and its origin.

This game came from France and is played in France.

Describe how your game is played. State the object of the game. Clearly describe the rules.

List the equipment needed.

The field must be 27 to 30 yards long, and 3 yards wide.


Make recommendations for what type of athlete would enjoy playing this game. What skills does it demand?

Ben: To play this game you must have a high level of concentration and skill. I fell that softball players would like this game because you have to line up the balls and throw it underhand and not that hard. Baseball players would like it also.


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