The James T. Callow Folklore Archive
This game is played in a circle of people,
each time substituting a new name into the phrase.
The named person must respond immediately--if not,
they must leave the circle.
(all) "Who stole the cookie from the cookie jar?"
(leader) "Jennifer stole the cookie from the cookie jar"
(Jennifer) "Who me?"
(leader) "Yes you."
(Jennifer) "Couldn't be"
(leader) "Then who?"
(Jennifer picks a name) "David stole the cookie from the
David must respond and he and Jennifer go back and forth.
The last person remaining is the winner.
|Subject headings:||Ballad Song Dance Game Music Verse -- Game Pastime|