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Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasi

[Illustration: RING A' ROSES

_From the painting by Fred Morgan_

_Frontispiece_ ]

GAMES

FOR

THE PLAYGROUND, HOME, SCHOOL AND GYMNASIUM

BY

JESSIE H. BANCROFT

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR PHYSICAL TRAINING, PUBLIC SCHOOLS, NEW YORK CITY; EX-SECRETARY AMERICAN PHYSICAL EDUCATION ASSOCIATION; MEMBER AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE; AUTHOR OF "SCHOOL GYMNASTICS," ETC., ETC.

New York THE MACMILLAN COMPANY 1922

_All rights reserved_

COPYRIGHT, 1909, BY THE MACMILLAN COMPANY.

Set up and electrotyped. Published, December, 1909.

Norwood Press J. S. Cushing Co.--Berwick & Smith Co. Norwood, Mass., U.S.A.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

PAGE

INTRODUCTION 1

TO THE TEACHER OF GAMES 26

COUNTING-OUT; CHOOSING SIDES; WHO'S "IT"? 35

MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVE GAMES 43

QUIET GAMES 211

FEATS AND FORFEITS 243

SINGING GAMES 259

BALLS AND BEAN BAGS 295

_a._ Specifications for Balls, Bean Bags, and Marking Grounds, etc. 297 _b._ Bean Bag and Oat Sack Games 303 _c._ Ball Games 319

INDEXES

GAMES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS, FIRST TO EIGHTH YEARS 427

GAMES FOR HIGH SCHOOLS 433

GAMES FOR PLAYGROUNDS, GYMNASIUMS, AND LARGE NUMBERS 435

GAMES FOR BOYS' AND GIRLS' SUMMER CAMPS 440

_a._ Active Games 440 _b._ Quiet Games 442


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