Games to Play in the Dark
10 games and 4 challenges to try in the dark.
Recommended for age 5+ with help.
Edible Dream Catcher
Decorate a biscuit to make an edible dream catcher.
Recommended for age 5+.
Dream Catcher (painted on plastic)
A dream catcher painted on plastic, surrounded by a wool covered frame.
Recommended for age 8+ (or 5+ with help).
Dream Catcher (using card)
A simplified dream catcher made by weaving wool through a card template. The template includes patterns for a single and double layered version.
Recommended for age 9+ (or 6+ with help).
A rainstick made from a kitchen roll inner and paper clips. Fairly simple to make but requires a little patience.
Recommended for age 9+.
Castanets made from a paper plate and bottle tops.
Recommended for age 4+ with help.
Beaded Clacker Instrument
A paper plate based junk instrument. Twirl to play. Adult help needed to check the instrument is safe before use.
Recommended for age 7+.
Paper Plate Shaker
A simple shaker made from rice or dried pulses and a paper plate.
Recommended for age 8+ (or 3+ with help).