Games

Chair Tilting
Opponents are placed upon chairs and must stand thereon upon ...

Habenihan
This game is played with smooth stones about the size of a bu...

Donkey Solo
This is a good game to follow immediately after the Barnyard ...

The Goldfinch
We remember a goldfinch that became very tame, perching on hi...

What Am I?
One of the players is sent out of the room. The rest decid...

Throwing The Handkerchief
The children stand in a ring, or sit round the room, one chil...

A Few Suggestions For Fortunes.
You will meet your future husband (or wife) to-night. Prospe...

Egg Smash
Several players of the group are blindfolded and take a kneel...

Recognition For Attendance

Source: Games And Play For School Morale
Category: SUGGESTION FOR CONDUCTING PLAY LEADERS' TRAINING CLASS





If the instructor deems it advisable, a certificate of attendance
testifying to the interest shown by the student may be presented at the
end of the course. It should, however, be made plain that this
certificate does not indicate that the student is an expert playground
director. An expert playground director is one who not only can direct
the games on the playground, but also by his influence makes the
playground an asset to the neighborhood instead of a liability.

Unless a book on games is provided as a guide to the course, each
student should receive at each lesson a mimeographed copy of the
direction for the games taught at that class, to become a part of his
permanent equipment.

Neighborhood organizations, particularly rural schools and vacant lots,
can be put in shape for playgrounds through simple and cheap athletic
equipment such as volley balls and net, basket balls, quoits,
playground balls and bats, medicine balls, which can be purchased at a
very reasonable price and will answer all purposes until more elaborate
equipment can be obtained.





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