This week the 7th/8th Grade Chapter of Guys Read met with very small group of guys. Many of our regular members were either tracked out or on an overnight field trip.
I wasn’t sure we were going to be able to complete the activity that I had planned, but actually it worked out pretty well.
We have been reading The Iron Trial by Holly Black and Cassandra Clare. This week we took a look at the beginning of chapter 10 and gummy worm fight that Master Rufus starts as the William Tell Overture plays in the background.
What a perfect scene for the SMS Guys Read treatment. So check out of Reading Challenge we called Gummy Worm Attack….
We even played a bit with the slow-motion…
We took these practice runs to develop a complete game. All you need is a few friend, a cone, and lots of gummy worms (to both eat and throw).
Here are the basic rules.
Gummy Worm Attack
markers to outline the playing field
Lots of Gummy Worms
- Defenders may not use their hands or raise their arms
- Attackers can move anywhere within the attacking zone
- Points awarded for a worm in the cone
- Attack lasts for a set time and then teams switch sides
Score 1 point for worm hit to the face
Score 5 points for worm in mouth
Score 2 points for worm thrown into cone
Score 3 points for worm thrown from distance
So why not read The Iron Trial and then find a few friends, a cone and a few bags of Gummy Worms and give Gummy Worm Attack a try.