RUBBER BAND JUMP ROPE
$12 for a box of rubber bands @ Jusco Living Plaza
Back in the days when poor Hongkongers couldn’t afford a real rope, someone came up with the brilliant idea of stringing dozens of rubber bands into a long cord instead.
How to Play
There are two ways to play. The first is more straightforward—the jumper attempts to jump over the rope when two other players raise it from ankle level to shoulder level. The other way is to make a series of different jumps while the position of the string rises. There’s a chant too, which goes, “Small ball, banana oil, flowers bloom and twenty one…” It doesn’t make a lot of sense in