Activity:

Pop the Balloons!

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Fourth Grade Offline Games Activities: Pop the Balloons!

What You Need:

  • Balloons of several different colors
  • Scissors
  • String

What You Do:

  1. Assign each player a different balloon colour. Or, if you're playing with a large group of kids, create colour teams.
  2. Have your child and his friends blow up and tie off at least 5 balloon of each colour. The number of balloons you inflate should vary depending on how many kids are playing.
  3. Encourage your child and the other players to scatter the balloons around the room or in the general area of play.
  4. Have the players gather in the centre of play.
  5. When you shout, "Go!" the players try to pop as many of balloons of their colour as they can by stomping on them.

Helpful Tip: If you decide to play outside, make sure that it isn't too windy. You don't want all of your balloons to blow away.

If you're only playing with one kid, have him race against the clock to pop all of the balloons. Or, you could challenge him to pop them in a set order.

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