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A game for two players.
SCISSORS cut PAPER wraps ROCK blunts SCISSORS
For rock make your hand into a fist
For paper hold your hand flat
For scissors put two fingers out
Count 1,2, 3 and then both make one of the rock, paper or scissors signs at the same time.
You decide who wins because scissors beats paper, paper beats rock and rock beats scissors.
Try a version of the game which is played in China. You may need a referee! You start the game facing each other with feet together. Each time the loser has to step sideways so that his or her feet are wider apart and gradually you will both be doing the splits.
Who can last longer before giving up or falling over?
If you make the same sign each time are you more likely to force your opponent to end up doing the splits?