Group Games & Activity Leadership
This book has been compiled over many years to fill the need for a comprehensive reference for group games. The 500-plus activities in Group Games & Activity Leadership are intended to be used as a reference in the planning of larger group activities. Some of the activities are new. Many will remind readers of neighborhood games they played as youngsters, and others will bring fond recollections to parents and grandparents.This is primarily a book which has been designed to recall to the leader's mind familiar and not forgotten activities. Detailed instructions including number of players, required accessories, dimensions of playing areas, and illustrations of team formations accompany the game and activity descriptions. The book is presented as a guide in which the old and new in group games will be easily understood and adapted to use in a variety of social and recreational settings.
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Games for the Primary Grades
Games for the Middle Grades
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40 feet abreast activity Additional Comments arranged in parallel balloon base basketball beanbag bounce captain catcher catches the ball caught change places chase child circle formation columns of files common line Dodge Ball dumbbell eliminated equal number established 60 feet extra player feet in front finishing first wins floor foot game continues game is played goal line group is divided guard hands head hops Indian clubs jump knock last player leader should teach legs line first wins object opponents pair parallel columns participants pass the ball player hit player in front player runs player takes players form players stand playground ball playing area point is established recovers the ball relay race Relay The teams repeats rope runs back runs forward scattered second player selected signal starting line steps stick tag game team finishing teams are arranged throwing line tosses touches turning point volleyball winner