Stuff the Turkey Game - for Thanksgiving or Christmas

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Quick game to play as part of a Thanksgiving or Christmas themed evening. Adapted from a game played by American boy scouts at Thanksgiving.




For each team in this relay game, open a paper grocery bag and fold down the top a couple inches. This is the turkey.

Place a pile of opened newspapers about three feet from the turkey with the boys lined up behind the papers.

On a signal, the first Cub in each line takes the top sheet of newspaper, scrunches it up into a ball and tosses it in the turkey (bag).

When they successfully toss the ball into the bag they tag the next player, who repeats the process. If they miss the Turkey they have to keep trying until they get one in.

Have leaders there to tamp down the balls inside each turkey. The first team to complete the relay, wins.


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  • Thanksgiving

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