Games for Everybody
Hide small toy sheep all over the room in every nook and corner. As each child comes, give her a little stick fixed up like a crook, and tell the children to find the sheep.
After the hunt is over, award the child who found the most sheep some little prize. Each may keep the sheep she finds.
If the party is in honor of a little boy, change it to "Little Boy Blue," and have horns instead of crooks.
Children may derive a lot of fun from a large supply of empty spools of all shapes and sizes. Pieces of cotton batting stuck in the opening at the top may serve as heads.
For the "army" gather together as many spools of the same size as you can, numbering each one. Choose a large spool for the general.
Arrange them in rows with the general at the head of a chair or box. A small ball, or pieces of muslin knotted into small balls, will serve as ammunition. When the battle begins, each child aims at the general,