Traditional Indoor And Outdoor Games - online book

An Illustrated Collection of 320+ Games & Entertainments For Kids of All Ages.

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212 The Book of Indoor and Outdoor Games
You must be loving, kind and good, And keep your wife in kindling-wood." The first half is addressed to the wife, the second to the husband.
If a girl is in the centre, she chooses a boy, whereupon he kisses her and leads her into the middle of the ring.
This game is a very ancient one and must appeal to children's taste to account for its survival. One player represents the mother, who is seated with her daughter, Miss Jennia, in her arms, apparently ill. The rest join hands, advance and retreat, singing—
One of their number steps forward, and the Mother laying her daughter down tenderly and coming forward announces unblushingly that' • Miss Jennia Jones is wash ing.
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