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Body Part Musical Chairs

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How To Play Body Part Musical Chairs

So I am a sunday school teacher at my church and I have found this youth group game to be both fun and funny!

You have x amount of kids and one less chair. It is basically like musical chairs but using their body parts.

Start the music and let the kids move around for a bit. After a random amount of time, pause the music. When the music stops, yell out a body part (ie. toes) and the kids must put that body part on the chair (instead of just sitting down normally). The last one to do it, will be eliminated along with a chair.

To mix it up a bit, you can call out two body parts.

Materials Needed

chairs, music

Submitted by harry on 16 Dec 2010 12:00:00

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Do they have to put the body part named on the chair?

Posted by Rene on 22 Oct 2011 at 3:41:04

Yes that it is right

Posted by Harry on 23 Oct 2011 at 8:06:33

Your explanation is bad.

Posted by Zoot on 27 Apr 2012 at 7:22:11

no you just call the name of the part out

Posted by harry on 30 Apr 2012 at 3:09:23

I am sorry, but I really don't get this. Could you rewrite it please. Thank you.

Posted by L0nd0ner on 4 Dec 2012 at 3:46:16

Great game thanks!

Posted by Andy on 8 Feb 2013 at 5:45:28

It makes perfect sense to me...

Posted by adrian on 14 Feb 2013 at 6:50:11

I think the game is that it's musical chairs but once the music stops, the leader will call out a body part. The people still in game will have to put that body part on the chair. E.g. thumb. When it's down to the last two people, two body parts will be called out to make it harder.

Posted by on 11 Jan 2014 at 5:05:38

Great game. Definitely going to try this tomorrow for youth games.

Posted by V on 20 Feb 2014 at 2:19:23

This is a fun twist on a classic game. Thank you, I will be trying it with my group tonight.

Posted by Debbie on 30 Jan 2017 at 7:59:37

Thank you so much for a super duper game very well explained too, we will be working this at the weekend in Drama classes, we have a wide variety of games & exercises but its great to incorporate new material, i know this will work because of the action!🤗i love this so much that we will use it for Junior, Intermediate, & Senior classes, & dont you just love an exercise like this, that works for 4 year olds up to 18 year olds, i do!! well done, keep up your great work!

Posted by Rosalind on 9 Mar 2017 at 2:09:13

This game will work great for our 4-H club. We have ages from 9 to 17. Great game for all ages. You did good on instructions also. Thanks for the idea on an old game.

Posted by Elida 4-H on 19 Mar 2017 at 4:09:29

This sounds great going to try it out this Sunday

Posted by Angela on 19 Jun 2017 at 11:32:14

Makes perfect sense to me. Sounds like fun

Posted by Elizabeth on 22 Mar 2018 at 3:40:05

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