ERIC Number: ED396830
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1993
Everybody Wins! 100 Games Children Should Play.
Schilling, Dianne; Akin, Terri
This book presents a collection of classic and new games for early childhood educators to use with young children. Examples of classic games included are "Hide and Seek,""Hop-scotch," and "Hang Man." Also included are playful inventions which emphasize individual challenge, along with group activity, cooperation, and caring. The book's introduction recommends the use of ground rules, pre-game presentation and polling, guidelines for choosing teams and sides, observation and involvement during play, and post-game discussion to enhance cognitive and interactive skills. Eleven different kinds of games are then presented: (1) action games; (2) ball games; (3) brain games; (4) communication games; (5) cooperative games; (6) get-acquainted games; (7) imagination games; (8) number games; (9) sidewalk games; (10) tag games; and (11) word games. The listing for each game identifies an objective and provides suggestions on the number of players, the appropriate age range, materials and setting required for the game, and step-by-step instructions. (MOK)
Descriptors: Child Development, Childrens Games, Cognitive Development, Creative Thinking, Early Childhood Education, Educational Games, Grouping (Instructional Purposes), Learning Activities, Outdoor Education, Play, Teacher Role, Teaching Methods, Young Children
Innerchoice Publishing, P.O. Box 2476, Spring Valley, CA 91979-0300 ($12.95).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A