Vigorous play, developing body control and spatial awareness; cooperative play.
- An adult leader is chosen to be the Granny (or Grandpa) and faces away from the group.
- When the Granny ‘goes to sleep’, the children walk slowly and quietly to try and steal the imaginary, special, winter cookies that are in Granny’s bedroom.
- If Granny is woken up by too much noise and sees the children moving, ALL children have to run back to the start to stop Granny catching them.
This game aims to build the fundamental movement skills of: balance and locomotion (running).
Source – Adapted from Maximum Engagement in Games and Activities