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The players are in scatter formation at one end of the play area.
The one who is "It" is standing in the centre of the play area facing the children.
The kids dance toward "It" chanting and singing the old favorite:
"Hey diddle, diddle, the cat's in the fiddle (players play violin)
The cow jumped over the moon (children jump high)
The little dog laughed to see such fun (hold sides, clap knees)
And the dish ran away with the....
The players wait until "It" calls "spoon" then they all run to the safety zone before being caught.
If they are caught by "It", they help "It" during the next chant.