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Have you ever wondered what games pioneer children played? Laura Ingalls Wilder describes many games and activities in her books, and research shows us a few other games that children played during this era.

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Five Pioneer Games to Entertain Today's Children

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clothespin drop game plus lots of other fun pioneer activities. Could use with activity day girls

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Let's Get Hooping: Four Historical Games You Can Play Now The Old Schoolhouse Magazine - April 2013 - Page 94-95

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The object is to pull your opponent up onto their feet. You put your feet against theirs and pull.

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Celebrating Pioneer Day: Family Night (she: Veronica

Celebrating Pioneer Day - lots of fun ideas including recipes and activities to enjoy!

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Clothes pin drop game....But don’t forget other classics that also work great as impromptu time fillers like Duck Duck Goose, I Had a Little Doggie, London Bridges, Ring Around the Rosies, Simon Says, Musical Chairs, Stuck in the Mud and Freeze Tag.

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