How to Play French Elastic Game What we need: a long piece of elastic, about 1 cm wide and 3 metres long. Instructions: 1. First tie the ends of the elastic together to make a loop. 2. Next 2 people stand inside the loop so they are stretching it relatively tight around their ankles. 3. Then a third person performs a series of hops and jumps, chanting appropriate rhymes. 4. After that the height of the elastic is raised to knees, then thighs, then waist. 5. Finally try to be careful and keep the balance. Enjoy the game!