Everyone stands in a circle with the leader is in the middle. Begin by teaching the group 5-10 of the various poses of the game, each pose should use 3 people. The leader points to 1 person in the circle, and the person on either side of them needs to create the stated pose. This is an elimination game, so if someone makes the wrong pose, moves when they weren't supposed to, then they are out. There are tons of these poses and you can make up your own, but a few are:
- Speedy rabbit – the 2 side people face out to make the shape of the ears, and the middle person puts his or her hands in front of them like paws
- Rabbit (Variation) – player makes whiskers with hands; partners make ears with their hands on player’s head.
- Screaming Viking – the 2 side people make rowing motions on the outside, and the middle person bangs their fists on their chest yelling
- Girl Scout – the 2 side people put their arms up on a diagonal and lean in to make a house, and the middle person crouches down and says “want a cookie?”
- Moose – player holds two hands in front of face; partners place hands upon player’s head to form antlers.
- Mosquito – player makes a "V" with fingers of one hand and places index finger through it up by face; partners stand close to player and make flapping wings and a buzzing sound.
- Dog – player bends over; partners lift up leg closest to player.
- Road Kill – player squats down; partners place one foot on the player.
- Elvis – player makes their favorite Elvis pose; partners stand close to player and scream with glee
- Milking the cow - person in the middle holds hands with thumbs down, and the people on either side squeeze thumbs - pretending to milk the cow
- Elephant - the 2 side people make floppy ears, and the person in the middle makes a swaying trunk
- No Evil - (hear no evil, see no evil, speak no evil) - person to the left covers ears with hands, middle covers eyes with hands, person to the right covers mouth with hands
- Palm tree - person in the middle is the palms and the people on either side are the coconuts