|by Arielle, Melena, Jessica, Kirstine||Germantown Academy 6th grade||1996|
State the name of your game and why you chose it.
We chose this game because we like the game "Mr. Fox" and this is very similar.
List the countries where it is played and its origin.
This game was developed by the pygmy tribes in Africa.
Describe how your game is played. State the object of the game. Clearly describe the rules.
- It takes seven or more players to play this game.
- Divide the players into two groups: Stars and Catchers
- Set up two boundaries about twenty feet apart.
- Catchers: stand in the middle of the two boundaries
- Stars: stand on one side of the boundaries
- Catchers: say "star light, star bright, how many stars are out tonight."
- Stars: say "more than you can catch!"
- The stars run across to the other end and try not to get tagged. The winner is the last person to get caught.
List the equipment needed.
- None. This is a simple running game.
Make recommendations for what type of athlete would enjoy playing this game. What skills does it demand?
- A good runner and dodger. Anyone who likes Mr. Fox would like this game too.
What are your feelings about this game? Did you enjoy playing it? Would you recommend it?
- Lots of fun.
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