AHHHHHHHHH! I have not written in a hundred million years! My most deepest apologies.
It has been suggested that I use this for MORE than just book reviews so HERE WE GO.
Had the Hunger Games Program on Monday!!!!!! It ruled. Dang, I love my teens. They’re hilarious!
Thought I would upload all my work in case other Teen Librarians would like some ideas for Hunger Games stuff in the future! There will be 3 movies you knowwwwww……..!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Alright, here are my notes exactly as I have them saved in the computer. Bare in mind– I definitely changed stuff around a bit and made like a million and five notes on these when they were printed out! But so you can get a small idea……
The Hunger Games at Cranberry Public Library
March 19, 4:00-6:00 pm
Winner gets a real sweet Hunger Games T-shirt—can get one from Amazon. In addition to real sweet Hunger Games t-shirt, winner would also get $25 to the movies.
At the beginning, have teens write their names on a piece of interesting looking paper. Pull names from a glass container for who gets put in what district. “For District 1, for District 2…” Depending how many people depends how many per district etc. Amount that die per task depends on how many people as well –not a lot of people=1 death/task; a lot of people=2-4 death/task.
Have different stations for all parts of this, so don’t have to set up after each challenge. I will have everything set up beforehand.
Have rules printed for each section of the Hunger Games. “Teaming up is encouraged. However, there can only be one winner. Don’t try any Peeta-Katniss tactics.”
First Challenge: T-shirt decorating. Have make up and items set up to decorate t-shirts. Tributes must make themselves glamorous beings to win Sponsors. (No one would die in this challenge because how rude would that be to say your shirt is ugly so you die.) Winner would get immunity. Have a coworker be a Game Maker and judge who looks like the sweetest tribute.
Second Challenge: Cornucopia Challenge. Have a cornucopia of survival items piled somewhere in the Township Building with a sign that says “Please don’t touch…” Have tributes run and find the cornucopia and take as much as they can carry back with only two hands to the meeting room in one trip. Those who get better items and the most items will get more points (there will be a point attached to each item). Tributes can steal only once from another player. Depending on how many teens—the lowest 1-4 with the least points based on items “dies.”
Third Challenge: Trackerjacker Challenge. Hand out a sheet of Trackerjacker stickers (bug stickers) to teens who have not died. Put as many Trackerjackers on people as you can and when you are done with your stickers you get to leave the sticker-ing madness and return to the meeting room. Tribute(s) with most Trackerjacker stickers on them AND/OR last to return after all the rest of the stickers are all gone “dies.”
Fourth Challenge: Brains Challenge. Create as many words as you can from “The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins” in two minutes. Tribute(s) with the least amount of created words “dies.”
Fifth Challenge: Hunting. Have blown up pictures of animals hidden around the township building. Tributes must find three animals. Those last to return without any animals “die.” Gave them hunting weapons (nerf) and if they shot each other they could steal whoever they shot’s animal from them.
Sixth Challenge: Food Eating Challenge. Food might be scarce! Eat up. Tributes remaining alive must eat as many sour gummy worms as they can in 45 seconds. Tribute(s) that eats the least “die.” (Have baggies of gummies in sets of twenty, most baggies and worms eaten continue on)
Seventh Challenge: Nerf Archery Challenge. Have a hand made target of pres snow on the wall for tributes to shoot at. I will be writing down their scores. Tribute(s) that do the worst “die.”
Eighth and Final Challenge: Trivia This is it. Remaining tributes must answer questions to Hunger Games Trivia. First tribute to get five (?) trivia questions correct lives, the rest…“die.”
After Hunger Games: winner gets to be treated to…a celebratory ceremony throughout the library? Definitely have crown, fancy robe, jewels for person to wear. Make them up with sparkles and lots of make up? Present them with their T-shirt, gift card, and any other prizes that they win.
Well that’s all for today! Hope you can use this.