Group games (also) one metre apart

Can you play without touching, jumping on, or hugging each other?
How can you have fun with your friends, classmates or teammates staying one metre apart?

From hide and seek to soccer, capture the flag, basketball, blind man’s buff and frisbee, 30 ideas for playing indoors or outside, in smaller or larger groups and smaller or larger spaces, while avoiding large gatherings and keeping a safe distance.

So let’s get out there and play!

  • Old games with new rules. Classic sports with original variations. Indoor games to play with friends, one metre apart and without moving one centimetre. With a pinch of humour and ingenuity.

GENRE Adventure
FIRST PUBLISHER Mondadori (Italy), 2020

Pierdomenico Baccalario


Pierdomenico grew up in an old house with a library containing more than 20,000 volumes. A writer and journalist, his books have sold millions of copies worldwide and have been translated into over 30 languages. Today he is considered one of the greatest Italian children’s authors.



Marco Cattaneo


Marco Cattaneo is a journalist and host of Sky Sport, as well as a children's book author. He wrote the series “Uncle Billy and his friends” - published by Salani - with Alessandro Costacurta. He also published the free ebook Our Match with Rizzoli, to tell children about the fight against Coronavirus through the metaphor of football.


Federico Taddia


Federico Taddia has been playing and working with children and teenagers for more than ten years. He is a journalist and television author. He hosted Screensaver on Rai Tre, L’Altrolato on Radio2 and Pappappero on Radio24. He is part of Fiorello's team of authors and collaborates with the Ballarò program; he writes for Mickey Mouse, Style Piccoli and La Stampa. He also won the Alberto Manzi Award for educational communication.