Snatch

This is a great game for energising a team, a workshop, or party.
You'll need a strip of paper for every player - get a newspaper or flip chart, and tear off pieces about a foot long and 2 or 3 inches wide. Appoint a timekeeper.

Ask your players to form two teams. Give everyone a strip of paper each, which they must hold in one hand, in a clenched fist with the paper hanging down. The objective is to grab as many pieces of paper as possible from the opposing team.

Tell the teams to get into a huddle and work out a strategy, for a minute. Then kick the game off. They get 5 minutes to go mad, dash around and grab as many strips as they can.

If your strip of paper is taken, you are "out". Officially this is when no more than a fistful of paper is hanging below where you're holding it - but it's not too important. If you are "out" you must stop playing and sit down.
You may not hide the strip of paper by holding it behind your back.

The winners are the team with the most strips of paper at the end.

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Wont it give you paper cuts? I dont want any injuries.



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You could use bits of cloth instead

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Loved this idea, but wont it give so players papercuts?



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The instructions mention newspaper, and I think you are indeed less likely to get a pape rcut from that than from copy machine paper, for instance. Sounds like this game is worth a try.



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This sounds s0o cool I'm gooing to try it at my b-day party!



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I'm going to try it. it sounds like the kind of thing that i love!



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Doesn't it give you paper cuts? I may not be understanding it very well!



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If you don't want the paper to give paper cuts, you can roll it and flatten it

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souds good i'll see how people like it



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you should fold the edges first to prevent nasty paper cuts. the game will be awesome without injuries



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weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! how fun!!!!!!!!



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nice 5/6



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breeanna

i am using it for my b'day



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Sounds good, gonna give it a go at my son's 7th birthday at Easter.



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nice game i will try it at my party



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Sounds Interesting im going to try it at my b-day party.



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Angelica Lynne

sounds s0ooooo c0l my friends will love it!!!!!!!!!!!!!



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sounds like you can get a paper cut. maybe it could work if were like touch foot ball where you have to wear the strip on you instead.



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I run a childrens party disco business and am going to give this a try tomorrow - probably better if you have a lot of sapce though - then they can really let off steam.
Thanks



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It sounds a little like falg football! Kewl!



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It's sounds cool I might try it sometime



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