Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium
"[...]turns." In short, they are the games suited to undeveloped powers in almost every particular but that of imagination. Two or three years later these games are apt to seem "babyish" to a child and to lose interest for him. His games then work through a longer evolution before reaching their climax, as where an entire group of players instead of one has to be caught before the game is won, as in Red Lion, Pom Pom Pullaway, etc. He can watch more points of interest at once than formerly, and choose between several different possible modes of play, as in Prisoners' Base. He gives "dares," runs risks of being caught, and exercises his courage in many ways. He uses individual initiative instead of merely playing in his turn. This is the age of "nominies," in which the individual[...]."
- Paperback | 452 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 21.84mm | 644.1g
- 10 Mar 2015
- United States
- black & white illustrations