Players: Up to four
You need: A spinner board with arrows and Twister mat
Twister is a game of physical skill made in America by the Milton Bradley Company and Winning Moves Games USA. The game is played on a large plastic mat placed on the ground, which has six rows of large colored circles on it. There is a different color in each row: red, yellow, green, and blue.
A person (referee) overseeing the game uses a spinner on a base to determine where the player will place their hand or foot.
The spinner has an arrow and is divided into four labeled sections: left foot, right foot, left hand, and right hand. Each of those sections is divided into the four colors (red, yellow, green, and blue).
The referee spins the arrow on the spinner and calls out what to do for example: right hand blue. All the players must move their right hand onto a blue circle. If the spinner lands on left foot green, then all the players must find a green circle to place their left foot. If there are only two people playing they cannot have a hand or foot in the same circle.
As it can be difficult to reach a particular colored circle, a person is eliminated when they fall or when their elbow or knee touches the mat. The last player left wins the game.
The game of Twister is a physical one and can be used to develop various areas of physical fitness, including coordination, balance, and non-locomotor movements such as bending, twisting and stretching.