For most of the day the children played games. Some of the children wanted to change the games, others simply wanted to win them. Some saw changing the game as an easier way to win, others just wanted to change the game because it was 'obviously better' that way. Others were creative, they simply enjoyed tinkering and improving the games or even the rush of inventing whole new ones. Some of the children cheated to win, others thought there was 'no point' in doing that. When they realised that the size of the cake they got for tea depended on who had won at games their attitudes hardened. But still there were some who wanted to change the games.
From time to time the children thought about other things than games, but what?