Baby, I Love You

Words & Chant:

Traditional Game


"Baby, I love you.  Won't you give me a smile?"


"I love you, baby, but I just can't smile."



Everyone sits in a circle around "It", who is sitting in the center of the circle.  Another person is chosen to go into the circle and deliver the first line ("Baby, I love you...").  "It" must deliver the second line ("I love you, baby...") without cracking a smile.  The first person can do anything s/he can to get "It" to crack up EXCEPT touch them in any way.  No tickling, etc.


If "It" successfully delivers the line without cracking up, that person picks a new person to deliver the first line, returns to the circle and the person who failed to get them to laugh becomes "It".  If "It" loses it, the line-deliverer gets to pick a new person to come in and try to get "It" to laugh.


A very fun game.


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