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"Like it was" : Bicentennial games 'n fun handbook

Author: Adah Parker Strobell; Susan Walden; University of Maryland, College Park.
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Acropolis Books, ©1975.
Series: Acropolis Americana/Bicentennial series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of games, crafts, songs, recipes, and social events that recreate colonial times.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Adah Parker Strobell; Susan Walden; University of Maryland, College Park.
ISBN: 0874910595 9780874910599 0874910609 9780874910605
OCLC Number: 1823960
Description: 174 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Contents: Colonial games: Thread the needle --
Duck and drake (Skipping stones) --
Puss in the corner --
Hop, step, and jump --
Call ball --
Cock fighting --
Tug of war --
Prisoner's base --
Leap frog relay --
Skin the snake relay --
Catching a greased pig --
Climbing a greased pole --
Jousting --
Hopscotch --
Stilts --
Ringer (Marbles) --
tournament play --
Bowls --
Squat (Tag) --
Chip stone (or Peg a farthing) --
Chuck a farthing --
Trap ball --
Stool ball --
Bowling games --
Keep at it --
Strike or spare it --
Hit the club --
Basket bowling --
Tin can bowling --
Hoop rolling --
Hoop diving --
Stick games --
Cricket --
Poison sticks --
American Indian games: There --
Obstacle race --
Toe-throw stick --
Five-stone toss --
Shinny (Ice game) --
Water games --
Canoe tilting contest --
Log racing --
Retriving stones (or Diving for gold nuggets) --
Leaf contest --
Parlor games: Colonial charades with useful proverbs --
Word charades --
Art charades --
Hide the thimble --
Up Jenkins --
Twenty questions --
Blindman's bluff --
Bird, beast, or fish --
Huntsman --
Tongue twisters --
Speeches and recitations --
Compliments --
Riddles to perform --
Poses and imitations --
Action stunts suitable for the parlor --
Mental games --
Fan tan --
Even odd --
Chess --
Backgammon --
Draughts (Checkers) --
The Losing game --
Go bang --
Dominoes --
Indian jumbled words --
Colonial categories --
The Red, white, and blue --
Tangrams --
Colonial toys: Log animals --
Ball and cup --
Buzz saw --
Mountain bolo --
Play mouse --
Flipperdinger --
Kites: Kite fighting --
Altitude race --
Novel kite contest --
Reeling-in race --
Messenger race --
Dolls: Rag doll --
Cornshuck doll --
Acorn dolls --
Bottle dolls --
Apple dolls --
Children's stories: Two foxes --
Nobody sees a mockingbird on Friday --
Princess Mary of Maryland --
American theatre, 1750-1800 --
Puppets: Punch and Judy --
Marionettes --
string-puppets --
Tissue marionette --
How to make and operate marionettes --
Controlling the marionette --
Singing and dancing games: Oranges and lemons --
Lazy Mary --
Soldier, soldier, will you marry me? --
Frog pond --
The Muffin man --
Christmas game --
Coffee grows on white oak trees --
Betsy Liner --
Yankee Doodle --
The Baptist game --
Popular songs: Mister Rabbit --
Go tell Aunt Nancy --
The Fox --
My horses ain't hungry --
A Bear went over the mountain --
When I first came to this land --
Barbara Allen --
Yankee Doodle or Father and I went down to camp --
Liberty song --
Cindy --
Hurrah, lie! --
Johnny has gone for a soldier --
Dese bones gwine rise again --
Felix the soldier --
Old Bangum --
Sailing in the boat --
How old are you, my pretty little miss? --
Rattlesnake --
The Golden Vanity --
The Riddle song --
There was a tree stood in the ground --
The Girl I left behind me --
A Frog went a-courting --
Skip to my Lou --
Make your own musical instruments: The Glassychord (Harmonica) --
Ringing glasses --
The Colonial marching drum --
Coffee can drum --
Mixing bowl kettle drum --
Fife --
Willow whistle --
Improvised instruments: Triangles --
Pots and pans --
Spoons --
Jugs --
Comb and wax paper --
Washboards --
Shakers --
Bull roarer --
Wishbone harp --
Slingshot strummer --
Shoebox strummer --
Box banjo --
Special events: Bees --
Sewing or quilting bee --
Corn husking bee --
Spelling bee --
Greased watermelon battle and feast --
Illumination bonfires --
Bicentennial fairs --
Flag ceremonies --
Crafts: Hand-dipped candles --
Petaled candles --
Ice lights (Tin lanterns) --
Paul Revere's lantern ("Tinware") --
Silhouettes --
Traditional hand hooking --
Basketry --
Child's intermediate basket --
Weaves --
Samplers --
Quilting --
Quilted potholder --
Homemade soap --
Cold water soap --
Gravestone rubbings --
Stenciling --
Pomander --
Old fashioned Christmas pomander balls --
Rose beads --
Potpourri (Dried flower petals) --
Sachet --
Decorations for a colonial Christmas: Apple fan --
Apple cone --
Kissing ball --
Mini-tree --
Yule log --
Straw wreath --
Della Robbia wreath --
Garland --
Fruit swag --
Victuals: Mulligan stew --
Poet and peasant --
Brunswick stew --
Boston baked beans --
Old-fashioned beef stew --
Old-fashioned fish chowder --
Corn chowder --
Ice cream --
Plain vanilla ice cream --
Philadelphia ice cream --
Honey ice cream --
George Washington cherry ice cream --
Chocolate ice cream --
Cheese --
Cottage cheese --
Hard cheese --
Cream cheese --
Butter --
Bread --
French bread --
To make common biscuits --
To make French biscuits --
To make white bread --
Patent yeast --
Anadama bread --
Sally Lunn --
--
Quick Sally Lunn --
Johnnycake --
Virginia ash cake --
Cornmeal pones --
Hoe cake --
Early colonial bread --
Fires for heating and cooking --
Growing, cooking and decorating with herbs --
Hints for flavoring with herbs --
The Bouquet garni --
Herbs in flower arrangements --
On specific herbs.
Series Title: Acropolis Americana/Bicentennial series.
Other Titles: Bicentennial games 'n fun handbook.
Responsibility: Adah Parker Strobell and recreation majors, past and present, University of Maryland ; preface by Dwight F. Rettie ; illustrated by Susan Walden.

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