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Zoo Game

Zoo Game

One… Two… Let’s play Zoo! Summary: Zoo is a rhythm-party game that has each player represented as an animal. The object of the game is to eliminate other players. Ages: 10 and up. Recommended # of people: 6-15. Messiness factor: No sweat. Materials Required: None. Recommended Setting: Indoors. Zoo Game How to Play: Zoo is a simple yet very fun rhythm game. A group of people chooses to stand or sit in a circle, with everyone facing the center. Now everyone must choose an animal to represent him or herself. Each player will have a specific animal that they represent by a hand gesture. For example, a player could put their arm up by their nose to represent an elephant or they can hold out one of their hands in a claw shape to form the paw of a lion. Players can use their imagination for how they want to represent their animal, just as long as it’s not too difficult to mimic quickly. No two players can have the same animal or have a similar hand gesture, so that no one gets confused. Memorize each player’s hand gesture and make sure everyone else knows all the animals in play. Having formed a circle, select a person who will start the round. He or she begins a basic 1-2-3 rhythm beat among the group using your hands. On the first two beats, everyone slaps their thighs, and on the third beat, everyone claps. If this is anyone’s first time playing, make sure everyone has a feel for the beat. When all players are ready, begin the beat and everyone...
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