How to Do Intry Mintry

"Intry Mintry" is a fun way for kids to decide who is "it" in such games as tag or choosing who goes first in a board game.It works like "Eenie Meany Miney Mo", only differently.

Steps

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    Have everyone stand in a circle and put a fist out.
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    Start by singing "Intry mintry, cutry corn. Apple seed and apple thorn".
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    Move your fist on top of everyone else's as you sing this.
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    Walk in a circle for "Turn and turn and turn about".
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    Sing "O U T and that spells OUT!" after finishing turning. The person your fist lands on the floor is the person who is out.
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    Repeat this process until only one person Is left.
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    That person is it!
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    Play your game.

Tips

  • This is meant for kids' games.
  • Sometimes, it's fun to just sing this and do a little dance :)

Things You'll Need

  • Some friends
  • A game

Article Info

Categories: Individual Sports