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Great big book of children's games : over 450 indoor and outdoor games for kids

Author: Debra Wise; Sandra Forrest
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A collection of more than 450 games including complete instructions for playing the game and a thumbnail overview with details on number of players, appropriate age level, best playing location, and necessary equipment.
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Genre/Form: Literature
Children's nonfiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Debra Wise; Sandra Forrest
ISBN: 0071422463 9780071422468 076210094X 9780762100941
OCLC Number: 53838650
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 318 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm
Contents: The pre-game show (Heads or tails --
Which hand? --
Rock, paper, scissors --
High card/high roller --
Odds and evens --
Counting off --
Drawing straws --
Eeny, meeny, miney, mo --
Pick a number --
Hand over hand --
Volley for the serve) --
Card Games (Go fish --
Author --
Slapjack --
Snap --
Animal noises --
War --
World war --
Pisha pasha --
Persian war --
Snip snap snorem --
jig --
Beggar your neighbor --
Chase the ace --
Old maid --
Le Vieux Garcon --
Le Poullieux --
Go boom --
Scoring go boom --
Donkey --
Pig --
concentration --
Stealing bundles --
Card dominoes --
Give away --
Comet --
Rolling stone --
Crazy eights --
Quango --
Catch the ten --
I doubt it --
Commerce --
Trade and barter --
Play or pay --
Muggins --
Spit --
Knockout whist --
Knaves --
Linger longer --
Blackout --
Hearts --
Rummy --
Knock Rummy. Round-the-corner rummy --
Boathouse rummy --
Queen city --
Call rummy --
Discard rummy --
Casino --
Royal casino) --
Mind games (I spy --
Alphabet I spy --
Wrong! --
Up, Jenkins! --
Odd bean --
Numbers --
Orchestra --
Total recall --
Going on a picnic --
Categories' going on a picnic --
Grandmother's trunk --
Rigmarole --
Name six --
Associations --
Association chain --
Who am I? --
What's my thought like? --
Assassin --
Buzz --
Fizz --
Buzz-fizz --
Twenty questions --
Virginia Woolf --
Charades --
Team charades --
Dumb crambo --
Botticelli --
Proverbs) --
Word games (Tongue twisters --
Word lightning --
Crambo --
Coffeepot --
Teakettle --
Preacher's cat --
Hangman --
Grab on behind --
Spelling bee --
Greedy spelling bee --
Backward spelling bee --
Right or wrong spelling bee --
Initials --
Initial answers --
Traveler's alphabet --
Geography --
Ghost --
Double ghost --
Letter ladder --
Name game --
Synonyms --
Hidden words. Anagrams --
Jumbled words --
Categories --
Exchange categories --
Guggenheim --
Acrostics --
Crosswords --
Sentences --
Telegrams --
Taboo --
Password --
Word to word --
Dictionary --
Adverbs --
Team adverbs) --
Pencil-and-paper games (Tic-tac-toe --
Magic square tic-tac-toe --
Expanded tic-tac-toe --
Go-moku --
Magic square --
Number tic-tac-toe --
Tip-tap-toe --
Boxes --
Drawing in the dark --
The snake --
Two-color snakes --
Sprouts --
Find the fort --
Pairing numbers --
Buried treasure --
Swiss Navy --
Aggression --
Team aggression --
Crystals) Tabletop games (Bingo --
Tiddlywinks --
Castle --
Tiddlywinks golf --
Tiddlywinks race --
Blow soccer --
Paper football --
Shovelboard --
Shove soccer --
Squails --
Pick-up sticks --
Nim --
Draw dominoes --
Block dominoes --
Doubles --
Bergen --
Fifty --
Chicago --
Round the clock --
Going to Boston --
Multiplication --
Beetle --
Hearts due --
Drop dead --
Pig --
Shut the box --
Centennial. Dice baseball --
Checkers --
French checkers --
Giveaway checkers --
Italian checkers --
Spanish checkers --
German checkers --
Russian checkers --
Dama --
Diagonal checkers --
Fox and geese --
Wolf and goats --
Checkers go-moku --
Chinese checkers --
Halma --
Pyramid --
Reversi --
Seega --
Lasca --
Tangram) --
Sidewalk and blacktop games (Hopscotch --
Japanese hopscotch --
Window hopscotch --
Jump rope --
Counting rhymes --
Ice cream soda --
Visiting --
Teddy bear --
'A' my name is ... --
Follow the leader --
Double dutch --
Marbles --
Pyramid --
Boss out --
Knuckle box --
Shooting gallery --
Holey bang --
Jacks --
Eggs in a basket --
Crack the eggs --
Flying Dutchman --
Sequences --
Skully --
Marble Boccie --
Hole in one --
Roll a goal --
Cover it --
Touching the mummy --
Brother Jonathan --
Wall Jonathan --
Crack loo --
Fivestones --
London --
Card flipping --
Flipping for distance --
Flicking for the bowl). Hunt and hide-and-seek games (Hot and cold --
Bean hunt --
Card hunt --
Puzzle hunt --
Huckle, buckle --
Beanstalk --
Hunt the key --
Hunt the ring --
Treasure hunt --
Scavenger hunt --
Magazine scavenger hunt --
Personalized scavenger hunt --
Hide-and-seek --
I spy --
Sheep and wolf --
Cops and robbers --
Kick the can --
Ghost in the graveyard --
Sardines --
Ring-a-levio) --
Races and relays (Obstacle course --
Toesies --
Apple on a string --
Red light, green light --
Mother, may I? --
Classic relay --
Bunny hop relay --
Kangaroo relay --
Newspaper walk --
One-foot relay --
Mixed relay --
Three-legged race --
Leapfrog --
Crab relay --
Sack race --
Piggy back race --
Wheelbarrow race --
Dizzy izzy --
Pick and cup --
Ring-on-a-string relay --
Doughnut-on-a-string. Double pass --
Peanut race --
Flying fish relay --
Pass the orange --
Dress me --
Tunnel relay --
Balloon tunnel relay --
Hurry, waiter! --
Firefighter's race --
Straws and beans race --
Clothespin relay --
Potato relay --
Suitcase relay --
Gossip relay --
Two-minute walk) --
Tag and chase games (Follow the leader --
Tag --
Stoop tag --
Reverse tag --
Tree tag --
Chain tag --
Flashlight tag --
Shadow tag --
Freeze tag --
Cross tag --
Carry tag --
Skip tag --
Floating tag --
Duck, duck, goose --
Drop the handkerchief --
Run for your supper --
Cat and mouse --
Sewing up the gap --
Fox and geese chase --
Octopus --
Pom pom pullaway --
Rabbit --
Steal the bacon --
Hopping bases --
Red lion --
Poison --
Streets and alleys --
Running up the alleys --
Capture the flag --
Blind man's bluff --
Squal, pig, squeal --
Colin Maillard --
Thieves) --
Ball games (Around ball --
Astride ball --
Call ball --
Center ball --
Monkey in the middle --
Keep away --
Spud --
Baby in the air --
Catch the ball --
Dodge ball --
Prison dodge ball. Greek dodge ball --
Bombardment --
Crossover dodge ball --
Firing squad dodge ball --
Circle dodge ball --
Hunter and rabbits --
Battleball --
Bounce ball --
Big black bug --
Charlie Chaplin --
Oliver Twist --
O'Leary --
Four square --
Stoopball --
Five-ten stoopball --
Sidewalk tennis --
Handball --
Doubles handball --
Handball tennis --
Kickball --
Beat ball --
batter's choice --
Newcomb --
Indian kickball --
Punt and catch --
Errors --
One old cat --
Pickle --
Bat ball --
Punchball --
Stickball --
Speedball --
Playground rounders --
Around the World --
Steal and dribble --
Twenty-one --
Shootout --
Horse --
One-goal basketball --
One man out --
Flying saucer golf --
Ultimate --
Playground soccer --
Soccer keep away --
Dribble deep away --
Crab soccer --
Sweep hockey) --
Strength and wrestling games (Tug-of-war --
Children's tug-of-war --
Triangular tug-of-war --
Red rover --
Bull in the ring --
King of the hill --
Shove winter out --
Stork fight. Cockfighting --
Hand wrestling --
One-legged wrestling --
Arm wrestling --
Thumb wrestling --
Indian wrestling) --
Party games (Farmer in the dell --
Mulberry bush --
Ring around the rosey --
London Bridge --
Musical chairs --
Musical bumps --
Ownership musical chairs --
Musical hodgepodge --
Musical islands --
Musical statues --
Statues --
Gods and goddesses --
Kitty wants a corner --
Pass the present --
Mystery parcel --
Spider web --
Telephone --
Taste test --
Limbo contest --
Simon says --
Do this, do that --
Pin the tail on the donkey --
Pin the airplane on the map --
Piñata --
Bubble blow --
Avenue goals --
Overhead goals --
Balloon volleyball --
Blow volleyball --
Balloon Basketball --
Bobbing for apples --
Hot potato --
Musical hot potato --
Beanbag toss --
Holey board game --
Egg toss --
Water balloon toss --
Bottle fishing). Water games (How many ways to get there? --
Water follow the leader --
Still pond --
Sharks and minnows --
Fisherman --
Whale and herring --
White whale --
Marco Polo --
Underwater tag --
Water rope tag --
Tunner race --
Water relay race --
Umbrella race --
Hoop race --
Water balloon race --
Pebble carry --
Waterball carry --
Sweatshirt race --
Potato race --
Diving for distance --
Cannonball contest --
Treasure diving --
Water keep away --
Poison balls --
Water ball --
Water baseball --
Player at bat --
Water basketball --
Water volleyball --
Chicken fights --
Tube polo --
Pool polo) --
Road games (Alphabet objects --
Billboard Alphabet --
Travel scavenger hunt --
Automobile --
Motor bingo --
Ten pairs --
License plate spelling --
License place phrases --
One hundred points --
Find all 50 --
Bordering plate --
License plate poker --
Name that tune --
Car snap --
Color collection --
Name the car --
Time and distance --
How far have we gone?).
Responsibility: written by Debra Wise ; illustrations by Sandy Forrest.
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Great for car trips, rainy days, and even power outages, this title includes games and activities for various occasions. It contains indoor games and outdoor games, party games and solo games,  Read more...

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