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Squirrelly Nut

Action games

How To Play Squirrelly Nut

This game should be played with 10-25 people. Pair up each person with a partner. Pick a team to be the squirrel and the nut. Have the squirrel chase the nut. The nut can hook onto a pair of people to get away! As soon as the nut hooks onto a pair, the person on the other side of the pair becomes the nut, so then the squirrel continues to cahse each nut. If the squirrel tags the nut, the nut becomees the squirrel and the squirrel becomes the nut!

Materials Needed

Nothing! Just people?

Submitted by Rachel on 10 Feb 2012 12:00:00

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we call it cat and mouse :)

Posted by on 23 Feb 2012 at 9:12:07

that's good also! The game was first introduced to me when I was in FCA (Fellowship of Christian Athletes) in school clubs! and I also spelled "chase" wrong!

Posted by Rachel on 28 Feb 2012 at 7:30:16

I also spelled becomes wrong!!!!! I need to revise better!! maybe thats why my guidence counselor requested keyboardind for me next year

Posted by rachel on 2 Mar 2012 at 8:14:50


Posted by rachel on 7 Mar 2012 at 11:06:45

Hahaha! it's all good Rachel, we get what you mean. :)

Posted by Ben on 25 May 2012 at 10:43:33

thank you! I am glad people are looking at my games though

Posted by rachel on 25 Jun 2012 at 4:17:33

im really interested in this game but im not clear on how its played.can i have a better explanation?

Posted by LUANDRA on 21 Oct 2012 at 7:37:43

If it's anything like cat & mouse does that mean all the partners who are not the squirrel or the nut are standing facing each other with their hands joined in the air creating an arch for the nut (& the squirrel) to run through.

For a nut to join a pair, they would run under the arch then reach up and join hands, in the process pushing out one of the partners who will then become the nut?

Have I got that right?

Posted by Shorty on 22 Oct 2012 at 8:24:29

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