Interlingual Energizers/Banana-Palm tree-Elephant
|amount||1, more to keep active groups under control|
|group size||up to 20|
|space||free space, preferably outdoor|
|energizer, game for breaks|
The activity Banana-Palm tree-Elephant (svenska: Banan-Palm-Elefant, Deutsch: Banane-Palme-Elefant, română: Banană-Palmier-Elefant, español: Banana-Palmera-Elefante) is part of the collection of interlingual energizers. See a list of all activities.
The introduction is also available in 1 other languages: español
Let's play tag. In this much cooler version it's not just about catching somebody else but about turning her or him into a banana, a palm tree or an elephant.
Vamos a jugar. En esta tremenda version del juego, no se trata de atrapar a la gente sino de convertirlos en Bananas, Palmeras o Elefantes.
- In the moment the catcher touches somebody she or he can decide in which creature the person shall be. It can be either a banana, a palm tree or an elephant.
- The caught person freezes as one of this creatures and has to stay like this until somebody else rescues her or him with a certain movement.
- The movements are like this: …
End of the Game
We all got tired. I think it is enough.
- If you play with bigger groups two or more persons can catch instead of one.
for the beginning it can be good to use only one or two movements: here only Banana
…and only Banana and Elephant
for bigger groups you can use more than one catcher