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Catholic Activity: Bobbing for Apples


  • apples
  • large bowl or basin of water
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  • For Ages

  • 6+
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Bobbing for apples is a timeless game that children never weary of playing.


Put a number of apples in a bowl of water. Each person takes a turn at trying to catch one with their teeth, holding their hands behind them.

Activity Source: Feasting for Festivals by Jan Wilson, Lion Publishing Corporation, Batavia, Illinois, 1990

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