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Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium   By: (1867-)

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[Illustration: RING A' ROSES

From the painting by Fred Morgan

Frontispiece ]

GAMES

FOR

THE PLAYGROUND, HOME, SCHOOL AND GYMNASIUM

BY

JESSIE H. BANCROFT

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, PUBLIC SCHOOLS, NEW YORK CITY; EX SECRETARY AMERICAN PHYSICAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION; MEMBER AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE; AUTHOR OF "SCHOOL GYMNASTICS," ETC., ETC.

New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1922

All rights reserved

COPYRIGHT, 1909, BY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.

Set up and electrotyped. Published, December, 1909.

Norwood Press J. S. Cushing Co. Berwick & Smith Co. Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PAGE

INTRODUCTION 1

TO THE TEACHER OF GAMES 26

COUNTING OUT; CHOOSING SIDES; WHO'S "IT"? 35

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVE GAMES 43

QUIET GAMES 211

FEATS AND FORFEITS 243

SINGING GAMES 259

BALLS AND BEAN BAGS 295

a. Specifications for Balls, Bean Bags, and Marking Grounds, etc. 297 b. Bean Bag and Oat Sack Games 303 c. Ball Games 319

INDEXES

GAMES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, FIRST TO EIGHTH YEARS 427

GAMES FOR HIGH SCHOOLS 433

GAMES FOR PLAYGROUNDS, GYMNASIUMS, AND LARGE NUMBERS 435

GAMES FOR BOYS' AND GIRLS' SUMMER CAMPS 440

a. Active Games 440 b. Quiet Games 442

HOUSE PARTY AND COUNTRY CLUB GAMES 444

a. Active Games 444 b. Quiet Games 445

GAMES FOR CHILDREN'S PARTIES 446

a. Active Games 446 b. Quiet Games 447

SEASHORE GAMES 449

ALPHABETICAL INDEX 451

LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS

RING A' ROSES Frontispiece

FACING PAGE

ALL UP RELAY RACE 45

BUYING A LOCK 58

CATCH AND PULL TUG OF WAR; A HIGH SCHOOL FRESHMAN CLASS 60

FORCING THE CITY GATES 89

HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON? 108

JUMPING ROPE ON THE ROOF PLAYGROUND OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL 118

OYSTER SHELL 143

PITCH PEBBLE 147

PRISONER'S BASE 158

ROLLING TARGET AS PLAYED BY THE HIDATSA INDIANS, FORT CLARK, NORTH DAKOTA 169

SNOW SNAKE 182

A CITY PLAYGROUND 200

FLOWER MATCH 220

SKIN THE SNAKE 252

DRAW A BUCKET OF WATER 263

THE DUCK DANCE 276

BALLS 297

CAPTAIN BALL IN A HIGH SCHOOL 342

CIRCLE STRIDE BALL 358

DRIVE BALL 375

BALL GAME ON THE ROOF PLAYGROUND OF A PUBLIC SCHOOL 400

TETHER BALL 409

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