SHIP IS LOADED
required: one ball of any kind.
sufficient preparation time.
game is good for all ages.
time is at least 10 minutes.
This is a great variation on the traditional
"name game". To play, seat everyone in a circle. Someone starts by rolling
the ball to another person and saying, "My name is _____, and my ship is
loaded with ____." The person who receives the ball must then repeat the
information of the person who rolled it to them and add their own.
For example, if the first person said, "My name is Lauren, and my ship
is loaded with monkeys.", the next person would say, "Lauren's ship is
loaded with monkeys, and my name is Marie, and my ship is loaded with bananas."
Each person would then repeat the name and the cargo of everyone that came
Aside from getting everyone to interact and start learning some names,
this game causes lots of laughing and serves to really put most kids at