Generations of families have had so much fun playing a round or two of hide and seek.
However, the players in the photos below, would not have lasted very long.
The mirror behind the girl in the photo gives away her whereabouts, while the child who tucked themselves behind the trunk of a tree failed to take their shadow into account.
It’s behind you: Her reflection in the mirror reveals this girl’s whereabouts to the entire room
Hide and peep: Two tiny feet can be seen peeking out from behind a kitchen cupboard door
Must try harder: The little boy seen here obviously subscribes to the old ‘if I can’t see you, you can’t see me’ theory
Me and my shadow: This girl didn’t count on her shadow giving away her hiding place
Dead giveaway: The comical snaps show little bottoms peeking out from cupboards
Ready or not… here I come: This little tot will be a cinch to find despite his efforts
Not one but two pairs of feet peeping out from behind the curtains
They won’t suspect a thing: This child sought refuge behind the nearest soft toy
When in doubt, throw a blanket over your head and hope for the best
This would be an ingenious hiding place – if only it weren’t transparent
Try again, bro: No prizes for spotting the little boy in his ‘hiding place’
Tricky one: The incongruous shrouded shape in the middle of the room is a giant clue
If there were any chance of this little one’s feet escaping attention, her stripey socks put paid to it
Boxes have all kinds of uses aside from being a place to pack away toys
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