The object is to pull your opponent up onto their feet. You put your feet against theirs and pull.
Pioneer Games ~ http://www.enjoyutah.org/2014/07/celebrate-pioneers-pioneer-games-and.html
Have you ever wondered what games pioneer children played? Laura Ingalls Wilder describes many games and activities in her books, and research shows us a few other games that children played during this era.
Butter making and other pioneer day ideas... I remember doing this at vacation bible school before it was all big boxed theme curriculum purchased for complete lack of imagination and commitment of the congregation.
American Girl Pioneer Party
button whirligig! Kids love these, but beware....keep away from hair!