Mother Witch

Students Whole class

Equipment Nil

Area Large open space


Designate 1 student as the ‘witch’, who walks in front of the rest of the group who tease the witch by singing:

‘Slow, slow mother witch, fell in a ditch,

picked up a dollar and thought she was rich’

The witch turns and asks

Whose children are you?

They may give any name and the witch walks on. If they say Yours the witch chases them. The first student caught becomes the witch.”