ERIC Number: ED101898
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: N/A
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Homemade Innovative Play Equipment.
Pearson, L. Roger, Comp.
Sponsored by the Title III Elementary and Secondary Education Act Project "Discovery Outdoor Education", this guide is a collection of inexpensive, innovative, homemade equipment and devices for physical activities. Although designed for the impaired, disabled, and handicapped, these materials are adaptable to and applicable for groups and individuals of all ages for use in physical education, recreation, camping, playground, and related programs. With emphasis on creative, non-restrictive play, this guide presents brief sections on balance and resistance activities with a major section devoted to equipment relative to balance, vaulting and jumping, climbing and hanging, muscular strength and endurance, and rhythm and games. Each device is presented via a detailed sketch accompanied by delineation of purpose, possible activity use, helpful hints, safety considerations, materials needed for construction, and the approximate cost (from $1.00 to $35.00). Appendices A, B, C, and D present contributors, an appraisal guide (a questionnaire designed to elicit the user's appraisal of strengths and/or weaknesses of the equipment), a questionnaire requesting suggestions for additional equipment, and a classification index wherein equipment is indexed by purpose. (JC)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Bureau of Education for the Handicapped (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.; Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Projects to Advance Creativity in Education.
Authoring Institution: Macomb County Intermediate School District, Mount Clemens, MI.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Elementary and Secondary Education Act Title III