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Easy Indoor Games for Kids


Feather Face-Off Game
©2007 Publications International, Ltd.                              Feel something soft in the Feather Face-Off Game.
©2007 Publications International, Ltd. Feel something soft in the Feather Face-Off Game.
2007 Publications International, Ltd.

Try the Feather Face-Off Game to answer this question: Is soft still soft if you can't see what is touching you? This easy indoor game for kids may work well as a quiet or cool-down activity.

What You'll Need:

  • Feathers
  • Cloth
  • Cotton balls
  • Anything extremely soft to the touch
  • Blindfold

Step 1: Have two players face each other, one blindfolded and the other with a variety of soft objects within reach.

Step 2: The sighted player brushes the soft objects, one by one, across the blindfolded player's cheek. The player with the objects has to handle them so carefully that the other player can't tell which is which.

Step 3: The blindfolded player guesses when the object is being brushed across his or her cheek is the feather, rather than another soft object.

Step 4: When the blindfolded player guesses correctly, the two players switch places.

Remember, the gentler the pressure, the harder it is to tell what's touching you. Working on senses (in this case, the sense of touch) can be as fun as working on muscles!

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