Bag of Bones

 

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Bag of Bones

Players

2 or more

Equipment

Drawstring bag

Small, irregular shaped pieces of bone to represent family members (mother, father, grandmother, child, dog, etc.) - one set per player

String tied into a lariat

How to Play

Place all of the bone pieces in the bag.

Lower the lariat into the bag, close the opening, and shake it up.

Carefully remove the lariat - hopefully you will have lassoed a bone.

If a bone is successfully brought out, the player gets another chance.

When a player misses, the bag is passed to the next player.

The object of the game is to be the first player to have a complete family.

** The playing pieces can be made from clay, and painted when dry, or use small plastic toys instead.