The two sons of the village butcher are playing with a big knife, fighting some imaginary danger… Mali.
Without tons of toys like in our countries, african children play with what is available around them to support their imagination. Because imagination is all is important when it is about playing, right?
The most inventive and surprising game i’ve seen:
1) take a donkey excrement
2) throw it in the fire
3) remove it when it’s hot red and put it on a flat rock
4) take an other rock in your hand and
very important, I TESTED! SPIT on it (yes! if you don’t spit it won’t work)
5) crush the hot excrement with the rock…
… it will explode like a firecracker for the great enjoyment of the kids!
A kind of BIO firecracker in fact…
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