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Hubbub

Hubbub

Materials Needed

  • 5 plastic water bottle tops or something similar
  • Small basket or plastic container
  • 50 counting sticks (popsicle sticks)
  • Permanent marker

  1. Use the marker to draw designs on the tops. Be creative with your designs.
  2. Make two of the tops the same (e.g., X’s) on one side only.
  3. Make the other three tops the same but different from the first two (e.g., stars) on one side only.
  4. To play, place the tops in the container and toss into the air.
  5. Let them fall to the ground before counting the points.
  6. Take as many counting sticks as you earned points.
  7. When all 50 counting sticks are gone, count your points to see who has the most points. That person wins the game.

Scoring
1 of either kind
0
2 X's
3
3 starts and 2 blanks
3
2 X's and 3 blanks
3
4 marked sides up
1
5 blank sides up
1
5 marked sides up
8

More information can be found in the book

  • More Than Moccasins: A Kid’s Activity Guide to Traditional North American Indian Life