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We will hosting a youth event for the holidays that will feature Breakfast with Santa, Christmas Cooking & Crafts, and Reindeer Games (both dry land and swimming pool). I am looking for any fresh ideas for themed games. Any suggestions would be appreciated. Thanks.
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My staff got the idea from a workshop (some Canada pool).
It was so much fun and easy!
We required registration ($5.00) per child, parents were free. Put the pumpkins in the pool (after a quick scrub), and the kids got 20 minutes to swim and bob for there choice pumpkin.
Age group 0-4 was our most popular!
We had the pumpkin donated by a local farmer.
We marked the pumpkin and gave away prizes (like free swims) to some of the participants.
We did three age groups 0-4, 5-7 and 8 and up for the older kids we put bigger pumpkins in.