Club Game Of The Week: Real Life Hungry Hippos

March 1, 2015


  • 4 Roller boards
  • 4 baskets (i.e. laundry baskets)
  • Long elastic or rope to tie around waist of kid
  • plastic balls

How To Play

  • Similar to the old age game Hungry Hippos, strap 4 kids belly down on the roller board and tie the long elastic or rope around their waist.
  • Their partner will be standing at the corner reeling them in and out to grab as many balls as possible.
  • You could set a time limit and or wait until all the plastic balls have been grabbed from the center.
  • Have the other kids make a square around the players and toss back any balls into the center if they get thrown out of the circle. 

You can watch another version of this game here.

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