Players sit in a circle.
One player is “It” and stands in the center. “It” points at
any player and asks a simple question and immediately
begins to count to 10, while looking only at the boy he
But the boy who is really supposed to answer the
question is not the one “It” is pointing at, but the third
player on the left of that boy.
If he fails to answer the question, he goes to the center
and becomes “It.”
Remember, the questions must be simple, such as “How
old are you?” “Where do you live?” “What’s your
The boys are told at the beginning the rules of the game-
-it is always the third one on the left.