Flower Basket (Hanakago) - a game from Japan

Everyone sits on chairs in a circle, except one person who stands in the center. Everyone, including the person in the middle, chooses the name of a flower which the leader writes down. The leader calls out two names, and the girls who chose these names try to change places before the girl in the middle sits in one of their chairs. The person left without a chair each time becomes the person in the middle. When "flower basket" or "hanakago" is called, everyone must change places!

Contributed by:
Liz Watts
Tres Condados Girl Scout Council
Ex Guider and Adviser, UK

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