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hopscotch

a children's game in which a player throws a small stone or other object to land in one of a pattern of squares marked on the ground and then hops over to it to pick it up
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How many parents have time to see that their children know how to play marbles, skip, hop-scotch, how to catch and throw a ball, so they can play with others and learn the valuable lessons of how to get on with other children and make friends, how to take their turn in a game and not cheat?
When she was younger and had school friends over, I'd play hop-scotch or splash them with the hose pipe.
We would have skipping and hop-scotch in the streets.
Playtime's no longer a run around the yard with friends, football or playing hop-scotch.
The playground has everything from hop-scotch and snakes and ladders to benches and an outdoor classroom with bean bags.
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The weekend will feature a themed Easter trail, and Edwardian games, such as skittles, origami and hop-scotch.
The streets were full of skipping ropes and hop-scotch pitches drawn in chalk.
The BBC's head of pre-school programming, Clare Elstow, said presenters will lead viewers in a stepping-stone style through different items, hence the name Tikkabilla, the Hindi word for hop-scotch.
It returns on CBeebies under a new name - Tikkabilla, the Hindi word for hop-scotch.