Grand Old Duke Of York

Everyone knows the nursery rhyme...

"The Grand Old Duke of York
He had ten thousand men,
He marched them up to the top of the hill,
Then he marched them down again.

And when they were up they were up,
And when they were down they were down,
And when they were only half way up
They were neither up nor down!"

Now here's the game.

Announce the game, and get everyone standing in a circle. Make sure everyone understands the rules.
You then start singing the song very slowly. As you sing you do a work-out.
And once you've done the rhyme, you repeat, but a little bit faster, each time.

This is the work-out routine:

- Every time you sing the word "UP" you stand up straight, and hold.
- Every time you sing the word "DOWN" you crouch right down low, and hold
- Every time you sing "ONLY HALF WAY UP" you half crouch, and hold.
- On "NEITHER UP NOR DOWN" you move UP then DOWN quite fast!

As you repeat this you get faster, and faster, and more and more exhausted. Until your legs give up.

Last man standing wins! Great fun.

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Sharon Heron

For a drinking game, you have to leave out certain words e.g when they were ... they were .. Anybody heard saying the missing word has to do a drink forfeit - its great fun!



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also a great drinking game, sing the song without using the word up, then without using the words up or down and finnally without up, down or and or any word with AND in e.g grAND thousAND. each time the words are said they must down a shot, guaranteed to be very drunk at end of the three verses.



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yeah my 5 year oldsreally enoyed it thanx



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good for children



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