This improv game is in the following improv game categories:
Silly warm-up to get the blood flowing. A players in a circle, one player in
the middle. The player
in the middle closes his eyes, holds right hand pointing
in front of him, and spins around. When done spinning, open your eyes and say, as fast as you can `Bippety Bippety Bop`.
The player you`re pointing to, and his 2 neighbors, need to build an elephant
in less than the time the middle player needs to say `Bippety Bippety Bop`.
An elephant consists of a trunk, made by the middle player, by holding your nose with one hand, and extending your other arm through the arm that holds the hand that holds the nose (does this make any sense?).
The neighboring players each
form a big ear, using both arms. Don`t forget to attach the ears to the
Any player that cannot get his/her part done by the time the middle player
does `Bippety Bippety Bop` becomes `it` and takes place in the middle of the
You can really invent any object or create to replace the elephant.
- a car, with 2 wheels and a set of wind screen wipers
- a cow,
with an udder and 2 horns
- a washing machine, with 2 players building a `box` with both arms, and the
middle player waving her arms in a circle in front of her. All go `rumble rumble`
- a bunny, with 2 paws (middle player) and 2 rabbit ears (neighbors)
Also known as Also known as Bappety Boo. . See also Bunny .
See Elephant for a more elaborate version of the game.
See Bippety Bop(2) for a variation that goes by the same name.