Many group games require prior preparation, making it difficult to play if you don’t have the materials on hand. If you’re looking for a great group game to play on a whim, you may consider playing Touch Base Hide and Seek – a group game with a twist that takes after an old-time favorite.
Features of Touch Base Hide and Seek Game
|★ Game Name||Touch Base Hide and Seek|
|★ Group size||any|
|★ Age||kids (5+) and teens|
|★ Skill||running and hiding|
|★ Place||indoor and outdoor|
|★ Time||up to 10 – 15 min|
The aim behind Touch Base Hide and Seek
Your aim in Touch Base Hide and Seek may change depending on your role. As a seeker, your goal will be to find every hiding player before they touch the pre-assigned base. As a hiding player, your goal is to sneak away from the seeker and touch the base before you’re spotted.
Group Size and Age
Touch Base Hide and Seek is best played with groups of 5 to 10 players. If you’re playing with larger groups, it’s recommended to have 2 or more seekers, depending on how many players you have in total.
You can play Touch Base Hide and Seek with any players aged 5 and up.
Preparation and Materials
To play Touch Base Hide and Seek, you’ll have to prepare a base for all the players to return to. This can be in the form of a variety of things like a table in a room or a tree in the field. Assigning a base will tell your players where they must return to, which is crucial to winning the game.
How to play Touch Base Hide and Seek
Before you begin to play Touch Base Hide and Seek, you’ll have to pick a volunteer seeker. You can change the seeker every time a round ends, so everyone has the chance to play the seeker and the hiding player.
Step 1: Have the seeker close their eyes and count to 10 while standing at the base. The other players must then find somewhere to hide from the seeker.
Step 2: Once 10 seconds are up, the seeker must leave the base and look for the hiding players. If the players have been found, they will be eliminated.
Step 3: While the seeker is out hunting for the hiding players, they must try to sneak back to the base and touch the pre-assigned base. For instance, if the table in a room has been assigned as the base, then all the players must try to touch the table without being spotted by the seeker.
Step 4: The game ends when all the players manage to touch the base or if the seeker finds all the players before any of them manages to touch the base.