Chapteh, consisting of feathers attached to a rubber or plastic sole, used to be one of the favourite game amongst the boys in primary school.
This game requires players to keep the Chapteh in the air, usually using their feet. (Never have we heard or see anyone using their hands though) This exciting game not only keeps the competitiveness in the children but also improve their hand-eye coordination.
2. Five Stones
Five Stones are normally made of triangular cloth bags filled with rice, sand or saga seeds. Can be played by 2 or more players, objective is to complete a set of eight steps.
If at any point of time the player fails to complete this set of eight steps, he/she will have to forfeit his turn to his opponent. Upon his opponent's failure to complete, he will return to the incomplete step, starting from the very beginning of that step.
3. Kuti Kuti
Usually played by two opposing players, the objective is to flip the colourful plastic tokens on top of the opponent's. Begin by flipping the tokens until they draw close enough to strike the opponent's token. Each player then attempts to land his piece on top of the other. Should the token lands on the opponent's, the player then claims the token as his.
4. Pick Up Sticks
These coloured sticks are usually made of plastic or bamboo. Normally comes in a bunch of the many common colours like blue, red, green, yellow, etc. The objective of this game is to pick up all the sticks without touching another.
By using fingers or your won sticks to pick the coloured sticks. Your turn stops when any other sticks moved while you are picking. The game can also be played using point counting by assigning points to the different colours.
4. Paper Ball
The only kind of ball that does not drop to the ground as fast as any others. Also, the only kind that can be re-pump when it goes flat. The paper ball game has many variations to it, it takes creativity amongst the players to set the rules. But one thing for sure is that the objective is to never let the ball drop to the ground.
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