Bob the Weasel

Summary: Students sit in a circle and secretly pass an object while one person in the middle has to guess where it is.


  • Small ball or object that can be easily passed around


  1. Get players to sit in a circle. One student is chosen to be “Bob, the weasel.” They should stand in the center of the circle.
  2. The players in the circle put their hands behind their back and pass the chosen object without giving Bob any hints about the exact position of the object.
  3. If Bob can point out who has the object successfully, the person caught with the object become Bob, and the game continue.

Debrief Questions:

  • How did you know where the object was?
  • How did you keep the object a secret?

Grade Level: Pre-K, Kindergarten, 1st, 2nd

Activity Length: Short (<15 minutes)

Group Size: Large (10+), Medium (5-9)

Energy Level: Medium