How to Play Grab Bag Musical Chairs

In this classic game of musical chairs, everyone gets a prize.

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You Will Need

  • Music
  • Chairs
  • A grab bag for each player
  • A special grab bag

Steps

  1. Step 1

    Choose a person to start and stop the music throughout the game.

  2. Step 2

    Arrange the chairs in a circle, with one less chair than the number of people playing. Place the grab bags on the table for the players to see.

  3. Grab bags can contain inexpensive items such as suckers or gum.

  4. Step 3

    Start the music. When the music starts to play, the players walk around the chairs in a clockwise direction.

  5. Step 4

    Listen for the music to stop. When the music stops, the players scramble to sit in a seat.

  6. Step 5

    Receive a grab bag if you cannot find a seat. You are out of the game.

  7. Step 6

    Remove a chair every time someone is eliminated.

  8. Step 7

    Continue the process until the last person is sitting in a chair. The last person sitting in a chair gets the special grab bag. They are the winner.

  9. Every year thousands of whales, sea turtles, and other marine mammals die from eating discarded plastic bags.

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