Who Has the Penny

Game/Activity Type: Mixer

Group Size: More the better

Equipment: 1 Penny or more


  1. Everyone gets in a circle
  2. One person is selected to be in the middle of the circle. (With their head down)
  3. A penny is placed in one persons hand. While the person in the middles head is still down
  4. Middle person will try discover whose hand holds the penny
  5. The instructor will give a few seconds to let the people in the circle pass it around then say stop. This is when the middle person guesses who has it with 3 guesses.


  • Larger groups can have two or more objects to pass


  • Can be played competitively where everyone has the opportunity to be in the middle of the circle. Least amount of guesses is the winner