Sinking Island

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A game played with a shrinking playing area


Chalk or groundsheet


An island is marked with the chalk or groundsheet for each team.
When Go is called each Lodge\six\troop try to stand on an island together.
When the leader calls 'stop' any team not completely on the island is out.
The players get off the island and it is then shrunk and the game repeated.
Play continues until only one team is left.

Can also be played with a single island whereby everyone in troop needs to be on, if one person is off at end of time then whole section loses game.


  • chalk
  • game
  • groundsheet
  • teamwork

Badge Links

  • Skills - Problem solving
  • Teamwork - Team game
  • Teamwork - Team-building