Words & Music:
Another fun game, kind of like "Mother, May I?"
meets "Red Light, Green Light".
"Mr. Wolf" stands at one end, facing away from the group. The group shouts, "What time is
it, Mr. Wolf?" and Mr. Wolf replies "It's one o'clock." Then, everyone takes one step
forward. Repeat this ritual for
"three o'clock" etc.
At any time, Mr. Wolf may answer instead, "It's
dinner time!" and turns around to chase the group. If Mr. Wolf catches someone, that
person becomes the new Mr. Wolf.
If everyone makes it back to the starting line without being captured,
Mr. Wolf has to start again.
I've heard of variations where people take one step for
each hour on the clock. For
example, two steps for two o'clock, five steps for five o'clock, etc.
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