Pippi Longstocking games and activities

Pippi is not only strong and kind, she is also independent, generous, playful, funny, and adventurous. Here are some suggestions on how to have fun with Pippi. Have a lovely playtime!

Colour and draw Pippi Longstocking and her friends

Please find images to use here

Learn how to dance the schottische

Who doesn’t enjoy kicking up their feet with a bit of schottische?

Mix and make your own pancakes, like Pippi Longstocking

"Mixy-mixy, pancake-ixy
Bakey-bakey, pancake-makey 
Take your seaty, pancake-eaty"

Bake your own ginger biscuits

On the floor, just like Pippi Longstocking

Floor-scrubbing game

What can you find that becomes slippery under kids’ feet and makes it possible to slide around singing?

Dress-up as Pippi Longstocking

Thing-finders
Read an extract about thing-finders from the book Pippi Longstocking here

New word game
There are so many words that we haven’t made up yet. Make up your own word and let everyone guess what it means. Suddenly you may have invented a new word.

Make your own clothes

Shipwreck game
Shipwrecks are exciting: pirates, letter-in-a-bottle, desert islands, treasures and gold coins. What are you waiting for?

Make a tea party
Enjoy some lemonade and cookies

Dress-up as a ghost
The ghosts in the attic can be exciting. Rather kind, but still a bit scary…

Dress-up as a pirate

Make your own kite
Make it any way you like, choosing your own colours, and take it out to the field one day when there is a “kite-wind” blowing.

Make a quiz
Just like Pippi you can make up a quiz with fun questions about freckles, teachers and other important things.

Fibbing game
You shouldn’t tell fibs normally, but sometimes it can be a fun thing to try lying so much that your tongue turns blue.

The backwards game

Fun with the police
“Wow”, said Pippi. “It must be my lucky day today too. Police constables are my favourites. Next to stewed rhubarb.” With police constables you can have lots of fun, playing tag for example.

Make a map of all the places you have travelled or wish to see