chase game

fox hen viper

 Run - touch - jail - deliver - sports game 

Hen Fox Viper is a chase game. The aim of the game is to catch the entire opposing team.

This game can be played as a warm-up before a sports session with children.

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Objective of the Hen Fox Viper

The aim of this chase game is to develop : 

  • Reflection 
  • Communication 
  • The dodge 

This game can help a child develop several important skills, such as logical thinking and problem-solving, communication and collaboration, as well as patience and perseverance.


Organization of the Poule Renard Vipère

  • 3 zones
  • 3 teams
      • Hen
      • Fox
      • Viper

Game rules Hen Fox Viper

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While playing, the child must anticipate his opponent's moves, explain his decisions and listen to those of his opponent, and be able to reflect and adapt to find new strategies to win. 

The role of the players?

  • Hen - Sting the vipers

  • Renard - Eat the chickens

  • Viper - Bites foxes

Before the game starts, the players are all in their respective camps.

Visit "TOP STARTthe hens run to touch the vipers, which touch the foxes and the foxes touch the hens.

A player hit becomes prisoner in the opposing camp.

Ex :

- A hen touches a viper

The viper is imprisonede in the hens' camp.

The 1st team to imprison its opponent wins the game


  • Tail (scarf) in pants
    • Instead of touching, players grab each other's tails
  • Delivery
    • An imprisoned player can be released by being touched by another player in his team.

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