Come and have fun with us playing these traditional Portuguese Games.
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Shepperd Game – One person in the team, is blind folded and receives instructions from the rest of the team to follow a track and void obstacles, or he has to pick up balls that are in an rim (the player can take one ball at a time). The directions have to be made by imitating the sound of animals. For example: right – miau, Left – au, au,… Wins the team that makes the tasks in the best time.
Balance Game – All the team has to meet on top of a wooden bench, in a random way. When the guide give the signal, they will have to align by the order of their ages, or highs, or even alphabetically, withour falling. The team that makes the tasks in less time, and with less people falling, wins.
Boccia – In this game you will make a small tournament. The team that puts the balls further apart from the small ball will be eliminated until there is just one team left, the winner team.
Rim and Hook – You will have to make a track withou letting the rim fall on the ground with a game partner. The team that can do it in the least time wins.
Boards Game – One element will stay on top of a board that is on top of plastic rolls and that will transport in his head a clay pot with water. That person will be helped by the rest of the team. When the guide gives the signal, they will have to make a specific trail, putting the rolls in front of them, in such a way that he gets to the end without letting the water out! The team that makes the best time wins.
Stilts – All the team has to make a circuit walking on stilts, without falling from them!
Skis – Coordination game where 3 persons at a time will have to make a race wearing two 'skis' (wooden boards with a socket for the feet) The team that completes the circuit with the best time wins..
Fishing – The team members have to fish the fishes in the least possible time.
Traction Rope – Two teams with the same number of participants will have to pull the two ends of a rope at the same time (each one pulling for its side). The team that can pull the rope to their side wins!
Ladder Game – At least two members of the team will hold the ladder so that the rest of the members can climb it up and down without the bell (that is on the top) rings. The team that can do the task in the least time and without ringing the bell, wins!
Table Football – We will do a Table Football Championship or play it just for fun.
Balloon game – A rope with several balloons that could contain water, flour, rice or points. One or more players, blind folded, will have to burst the balloons with a stick. The team that bursts the most balloons wins!.
Hokey Game – Roller skating workshop with a hokey game. The team that scores the most points wins.
Can Game – The players have to put down the most cans as they can!
Hokey game – We'll do a real hokey game on the field.
Square Game – The players, blind folded, have to find a rope and make a square on the floor with it. The team that makes it on the least time wins.
Three leg race – Two players have one of their legs tied together and they have to make a circuit together, training pair communication and coordination. The fastest team wins!
Twin Football – Two teams, with pairs of players (with one of their legs tied together) play a football game.
Blind Penalty – The player has to (try) to score a goal, blindfolded!
Golden Basket – The player has to make the most number of baskets in a set time.
Table Tennis – Singles / Pairs Championship or just for fun.
Other Games: Petanque, Malha, Chinquilho, Donkey, Peteca, Archery, Softair Guns, Slingshot, Zarabatan and many more.
All the activities could include water, snack, lunch / dinner and a cultural program.
We have solutions to construct a program for the whole family!