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A fun game that will generate much laughter!

The Day Club loves this, thought I would share.

Instructions

  1. Seat participants in a circle
  2. Give each participant a ball or object (or to make it easier, just give one participant a ball).
  3. Read a story and when you say the words 'right' or 'left' they should pass the ball in that direction.

Left / Right Story

Christmas was almost here and mother RIGHT was finishing the Christmas Baking.

Father RIGHT, Sue RIGHT and Billy RIGHT returned from their last minute Christmas shopping. There's not much LEFT to be done, said father RIGHT as he came into the kitchen.

Did you leave the basket of food at the church? asked mother RIGHT.

I LEFT it RIGHT where you told me ACROSS the road said father RIGHT.

I'm glad my shopping is done said billy RIGHT I don't have any money LEFT.

The phone rang and Susie RIGHT LEFT to answer it. She rushed back and told the family Aunt Tillie RIGHT LEFT a package for us RIGHT on Grandma RIGHT'S porch.

I'll go ACROSS RIGHT now and get it she said as she LEFT in a rush. Father RIGHT LEFT the kitchen and brought in the christmas tree. By the time Susie RIGHT returned Mother RIGHT and Billy RIGHT had begun trimming the tree.

The entire RIGHT family sang carols as they finished the decorating and strung lights RIGHT ACROSS the tree.

Then they LEFT all the present arranged under the tree and went to bed hoping they had selected the RIGHT gifts for the family.

Now I hope you have the RIGHT present for yourself, because that's all that's LEFT of our story....

Except to wish you a Merry Christmas..... isn't that RIGHT.

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Janine 2nd Aug 2016
I love the sound of this as I can hear their laughter now, cannot wait to try it
Kylie 19th Jan 2016
this was a great hit. lots of laughing
Lesley 15th Jan 2016
We used the Left Right game with our Secret Santa gifts at our Christmas Party. Everyone had a gift (to the value of $5 - wrapped up) . As I read the Left Right story they had to use their gift and pass along to people next to them. Much laughing as people had to pass their gift, with a few getting mixed up.
Lisa 1st Dec 2015
I have done that game before and with the right clients it is so much fun and a huge giggle!
Patricia 23rd Nov 2014
Hi Kimberley, no instructions needed, give each person a lolly for example, whatever! Keep passing it to either person on left or right. Janelle, I wanted a bit more fun for ours & decided to google, got some great games, will be using them this week. I downloaded a word bingo from here, have had a great time with that. If things gets quiet & say I call the word "halt" get them to put hands up if have it & give them a sweet. No prizes at the end as sweets have gone, makes for a fun game, amazing how many hold their hands up all through the game. This is the best site I have ever come across! So much for everybody.
Sue 22nd Nov 2016
Hi
Could you please share this great site.
Kind regards
Sue Terbos
Janelle 31st Oct 2014
Hi Kimberly
Like you I couldn't find the instructions so I Googled 'left right game' and lots of variations came up. I'll definitely be adding it to my activities programme. Hope this helps.
Kymberly 6th Sep 2014
Hi. Where's the instructions? :)
Jacqueline 30th Jan 2014
Yes I played this game last year for Valentines day with a version of a love story and the residents thought it was great fun at the end they all had a have-a-heart ice cream.
Patricia 29th Jan 2014
This could be changed to something else, I am sure! If we have a dull day, weather not much will certainly go for it! I put a little chocolate with a scratchie on it as a special for a change, they thoroughly enjoyed it!
Linda 28th Jan 2014
that will definitely be included this Christmas:) we did a similar game for a wedding shower - it was hilarious, with the MC (me) unable to continue reading, as i was laughing so much at the chaos that the table was in trying to figure out left and right!
Patricia 28th Jan 2014
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