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Gourd Games Give seasonal décor a second life with these active games for kids and adults alike. Try one game before Thanksgiving dinner – and another after. These activities are sure to help work off some of the pumpkin pie!
Set-up Create a course with a start and finish line. Include obstacles and figure eights if you like. Equipment 2 like-size pumpkins 2 sturdy brooms Play
Place pumpkins behind the starting line and have teams line up behind a pumpkin.
Give the first player on each team a broom.
On “go!” the challengers must use the broom to move the pumpkin through the course, across the finish line and back.
The fastest team wins.
Set-up Create a course with a start and finish line. Equipment One small pumpkin for each pair of players Play
Pairs of players link elbows, back-to-back.
One player holds the pumpkin, the other does not.
On “go!” the pairs must make their way to the finish line. The first pair to cross the line without unlinking their arms or dropping their “turkey” wins.
Both players must hold a pumpkin.
Add obstacles and figure eights to the course.
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