What You'll Need:
- A Large Piece of Cardboard
- An X-Acto Knife
- Gray Paint
- A Black Marker
- A Bag of Peanuts (in the shells)
If Playing Outdoors:
- Cut an elephant face from a large piece of cardboard. The face should be at least 2' across.
- Paint the face gray, let it dry, and then draw on the elephant's facial features using a black marker.
- Use an X-Acto knife to cut a large circle for the mouth.
Attach a stake to the back of the elephant, and then plant it in the grass.
If Playing Indoors:
Hang the elephant at an appropriate height, or prop it up on a chair.
At the Party:
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- To start, the children line up in front of the elephant, throwing distance away.
- Adjust the distance based on the age and abilities of your guests.
- Hand each guest 3 to 5 peanuts.
- Each child takes a turn trying to toss the peanuts into the elephant's mouth.
- Award prizes base on the number of peanuts each child throws through the hole, or give a smaller prize to everyone.
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