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Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium

By Jessie Hubbell Bancroft
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Table of Contents
  • GAMES FOR THE PLAYGROUND, HOME, SCHOOL AND GYMNASIUM
  • TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
  • INTRODUCTION
  • INTRODUCTION
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • TO THE TEACHER OF GAMES
  • COUNTING-OUT; CHOOSING SIDES
  • COUNTING-OUT; CHOOSING SIDES AND TURNS; "WHO'S IT?"
  • MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVE GAMES
  • MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVE GAMES
    • ALL UP RELAY
    • ANIMAL BLIND MAN'S BUFF
    • ANIMAL CHASE
    • ARROW CHASE
    • AUTOMOBILE RACE
    • BARLEY BREAK
    • BASTE THE BEAR
    • BEAR IN THE PIT
    • BEND AND STRETCH RELAY
    • BIRD CATCHER
    • BLACK AND WHITE
    • BLACKBOARD RELAY
    • BLACK TOM
    • BLIND BELL
    • BLIND MAN'S BUFF
    • BODY GUARD
    • BULL IN THE RING
    • BUNCH OF IVY
    • BUNG THE BUCKET
    • BUYING A LOCK
    • CAT AND MICE
    • CAT AND RAT
    • CATCH AND PULL TUG OF WAR
    • CATCH OF FISH
    • CATCH THE CANE
    • CAVALRY DRILL
    • CENTIPEDE
    • CHANGING SEATS
      • Changing Seats—I
      • Changing Seats—II
    • CHARLEY OVER THE WATER
    • CHICKADEE-DEE
    • CHICKEN MARKET
    • CHICKIDY HAND
    • CHINESE CHICKEN
    • CHINESE WALL
    • CIRCLE RACE
    • CIRCLE RELAY
    • CIRCLE SEAT RELAY
    • CLAM SHELL COMBAT
    • CLUB SNATCH
    • COCK STRIDE
    • CROSSING THE BROOK
    • CROSS TAG
    • DO THIS, DO THAT
    • DOUBLE RELAY RACES
      • First Relay
      • Second Relay
      • Third Relay
      • Fourth Relay
      • Fifth Relay
      • Sixth Relay
      • Seventh Relay
      • Cautions
    • DROP THE HANDKERCHIEF
    • DUCK ON A ROCK
    • DUMB-BELL TAG
    • EVERY MAN IN HIS OWN DEN
    • EXCHANGE
    • FARMER IS COMING (THE)
    • FENCE TAG
    • FIRE ON THE MOUNTAINS
    • FLOWERS AND THE WIND (THE)
    • FOLLOW CHASE
    • FOLLOW THE LEADER
    • FORCING THE CITY GATES
    • FORTRESS
    • FOX AND GEESE
    • FOX AND SQUIRREL
    • FOX TRAIL (DOUBLE RIM)
    • FOX TRAIL (SINGLE RIM)
    • FRENCH TAG
    • FROG IN THE MIDDLE
    • GARDEN SCAMP
    • GOING TO JERUSALEM
    • GOOD MORNING
    • GUESS WHO
    • GYPSY
    • HANG TAG
    • HAVE YOU SEEN MY SHEEP?
    • HIDE AND SEEK
    • HIDE AND SEEK
    • HIDE THE THIMBLE
    • HIGH WINDOWS
    • HILL DILL
    • HIP
    • HOME TAG
    • HOPPING RELAY RACE
    • HOUND AND RABBIT
    • HOW MANY MILES TO BABYLON?
    • HUCKLE, BUCKLE, BEAN STALK
    • HUNT (THE)
    • HUNT THE FOX
    • HUNT THE SLIPPER
    • INDIAN CLUB RACE
    • I SAY, "STOOP!"
    • I SPY
    • JACK BE NIMBLE
    • JACOB AND RACHEL
    • JAPANESE CRAB RACE
    • JAPANESE TAG
    • JOHNNY RIDE A PONY
    • JUMPING RELAY RACE
    • JUMPING ROPE
      • I. Small Single Rope
      • II. One Large Rope
      • III. Two Large Ropes
      • IV. Large Single Rope and Small Individual Rope
    • JUMP THE SHOT
    • KALEIDOSCOPE
    • LADY OF THE LAND
    • LAME FOX AND CHICKENS
    • LAST COUPLE OUT
    • LAST MAN
    • LEADER AND FOOTER
    • LEAPFROG
    • LEAPFROG
    • LEAPFROG RACE
    • LETTING OUT THE DOVES
    • LOST CHILD (THE)
    • MASTER OF THE RING
    • MAZE TAG
    • MENAGERIE
    • MIDNIGHT
    • MOON AND MORNING STARS
    • MOTHER, MAY I GO OUT TO PLAY?
    • MOTHER, MOTHER, THE POT BOILS OVER!
    • MY LADY'S TOILET
    • NUMBERS CHANGE
    • OBSERVATION
    • ODD MAN'S CAP
    • OLD BUZZARD
    • OLD MAN TAG
    • OLD WOMAN FROM THE WOOD
    • OYSTER SHELL
    • PAR
    • PARTNER TAG
    • PEBBLE CHASE
    • PINCH-O
    • PITCH PEBBLE
    • POISON
    • POISON SNAKE
    • POM POM PULLAWAY
    • POOR PUSSY
    • POTATO RACES
    • POTATO RACE—I
    • POTATO RACE—II
    • POTATO SHUTTLE RELAY
    • POTATO SPOON RACE
    • PRISONER'S BASE
    • PRISONER'S BASE—I
    • PRISONER'S BASE—II
    • PRISONER'S BASE—III
    • PRISONER'S BASE—IV
    • PRISONER'S BASE—V
    • PUSS IN A CORNER
    • PUSS IN THE CIRCLE
    • RAILROAD TRAIN
    • RED LION
    • RING-A-LIEVIO
    • RINGMASTER
    • ROBBERS AND SOLDIERS
    • ROLLING TARGET
    • ROUND AND ROUND WENT THE GALLANT SHIP
    • RUN, SHEEP, RUN!
    • SADDLE THE NAG
    • SARDINES
    • SCHOOLROOM TAG
    • SHADOW TAG
    • SHUTTLE RELAY
    • SIEGE
    • SINGLE RELAY RACE
    • SKIN THE GOAT
    • SKYTE THE BOB
    • SLAP CATCH
    • SLAP JACK
    • SLIPPER SLAP
    • SMUGGLING THE GEG
    • SNOW DART
    • SNOW SNAKE
    • SPANISH FLY
    • SPANS
    • SPIN THE PLATTER
    • SPOONING
    • SQUIRREL AND NUT
    • SQUIRREL IN TREES
    • STAGE COACH
    • STAKE GUARD
    • STEALING STICKS
    • STEP
    • STILL POND; NO MORE MOVING!
    • STONE
    • STOOP TAG
    • SUN DIAL
    • TAG
    • TAG
    • TAG THE WALL RELAY
    • TEN STEPS
    • THIMBLE RING
    • THIRD MAN
    • THIRD SLAP
    • THREE DEEP
    • TOMMY TIDDLER'S GROUND
    • TOSSING WANDS
    • TRADES
    • TREE PARTY
    • TRIPLE CHANGE
    • TUG OF WAR
    • UNDER THE CUCKOO'S NEST
    • VAULTING SEATS
    • WAND RACE
    • WAND TUG OF WAR
    • WATER SPRITE
    • WEATHER COCK
    • WEE BOLOGNA MAN
    • WHIP TAG
    • WHO GOES ROUND MY STONE WALL?
    • WINK
    • WOLF
    • WOOD TAG
    • WRESTLING
    • YARDS OFF
  • QUIET GAMES
  • QUIET GAMES
    • AUTHOR'S INITIALS
    • "B" GAME
    • BARGAIN COUNTER
    • BEAST, BIRD, OR FISH
    • BUZZ
    • CAKE SALE
    • CAT PARTY
    • CRAMBO
    • CROSS QUESTIONS
    • DUMB CRAMBO
    • FIND THE RING
    • FLOWER MATCH
    • GRASS BLADE
    • HANDS UP—HANDS DOWN
    • HEN ROOST
    • HORNS
    • INITIALS
    • LEAF BY LEAF
    • LITERARY LORE
    • LONDON
    • MINISTER'S CAT (THE)
    • MUSIC BOX
    • MY LADY'S LAP DOG
    • NAUGHTS AND CROSSES
    • NIMBLE SQUIRREL
    • PENNY WISE
    • PLANTING A GARDEN
    • PRINCE OF PARIS
    • RECOGNITION
    • SCAT
    • SEEKING FOR GOLD
    • SHAKESPEAREAN ROMANCE (A)
    • SIMON SAYS
    • SKETCHES
    • TIDBITS FARMER (THE)
    • TIP TAP TOE
    • UP, JENKINS!
    • WHAT IS MY THOUGHT LIKE?
    • WOODLAND LOVERS (THE)
    • ZOO
  • FEATS AND FORFEITS
  • FEATS AND FORFEITS
    • I. Contests For Two: Wrestling Matches and Tugs of War
    • II. Races
    • III. Miscellaneous Feats
    • IV. FORFEITS
  • SINGING GAMES
  • SINGING GAMES
    • DID YOU EVER SEE A LASSIE?
    • DRAW A BUCKET OF WATER
    • DUCK DANCE (THE)
    • FARMER IN THE DELL
    • HUNTING
    • ITISKIT, ITASKET
    • KEEP MOVING
    • KING OF FRANCE (THE)
    • KITTY WHITE
    • LEAVES ARE GREEN
    • LET THE FEET GO TRAMP
    • LONDON BRIDGE
    • LOOBY LOO
    • MUFFIN MAN
    • MULBERRY BUSH
    • NUTS IN MAY
    • OATS, PEAS, BEANS
    • ROUND AND ROUND THE VILLAGE
    • SNAIL
  • BALLS AND BEAN BAGS
  • BALLS AND BEAN BAGS
    • SPECIFICATIONS FOR BALLS, BEAN BAGS, MARKING GROUNDS, ETC.
    • MARKING GROUNDS
  • BEAN BAG AND OAT SACK GAMES
    • BAG PILE
    • BEAN BAG AND BASKET RELAY
    • BEAN BAG BOARD
    • BEAN BAG BOX
    • BEAN BAG CIRCLE TOSS
    • BEAN BAG RING THROW
    • CATCH BASKET
    • CRISS-CROSS GOAL
    • DESK RELAY
    • FETCH AND CARRY
    • HAND OVER HEAD BEAN BAG
    • JUMP THE BEAN BAG
    • PASSING RELAYS
    • PASSING RACE
    • PASS AND TOSS RELAY (SINGLE LINE)
    • PASS AND TOSS RELAY (DOUBLE LINE)
    • TARGET TOSS
    • TEACHER AND CLASS
    • VAULTING RELAY
    • BALL GAMES SUITABLE FOR BEAN BAGS
  • BALL GAMES
  • BALL GAMES
    • ALL RUN
    • ARCH BALL
    • ARCH GOAL BALL
    • BALL CHASE
    • BALL DRILL
    • BALLOON BALL
    • BALLOON GOAL
    • BALL PUSS
    • BALL STAND
    • BALL TAG
    • BASKET BALL DISTANCE THROW
    • BATTLE BALL
    • BOMBARDMENT
    • BOUNDARY BALL
    • BOUND BALL
    • BOWL BALL
    • CALL BALL
    • CAPTAIN BALL
    • CAPTAIN BALL—I
    • CAPTAIN BALL—II
    • CAPTAIN BALL—III
    • EMPEROR BALL
    • PROGRESSIVE CAPTAIN BALL
    • SCHOOLROOM CAPTAIN BALL
    • CENTER BASE
    • CENTER CATCH BALL
    • CENTER CLUB BOWLS
    • CIRCLE BALL
    • CIRCLE CLUB BOWLS
    • CIRCLE DODGE BALL
    • CIRCLE STRIDE BALL
    • CIRCLE ZIGZAG
    • CLUB BOWLS
    • CORNER BALL
    • CORNER SPRY
    • CRACKABOUT
    • CURTAIN BALL
    • DEAD BALL
    • DODGEBALL
    • DODGEBALL
    • CIRCLE DODGEBALL
    • DOUBLE DODGEBALL
    • PROGRESSIVE DODGEBALL
    • SCHOOLROOM DODGEBALL
    • DOUBLE CORNER BALL
    • DOUBLE DODGEBALL
    • DRIVE BALL
    • FIST BALL
    • FOOTBALL TAG
    • HAND BALL DRILL
    • I. HAND BALL DRILL (ELEMENTARY)
      • A. BOUNDING
      • B. TOSSING
      • C. BOUNDING AGAINST WALL
    • II. HAND BALL DRILL (ADVANCED)
      • A. TOSSING
    • HAND FOOTBALL
    • HOME RUN
    • LINE BALL
    • LINE CLUB BOWLS (DOUBLE)
    • LINE CLUB BOWLS (SINGLE)
    • LINE ZIGZAG
    • MOUNT BALL
    • NINE-COURT BASKET BALL
    • OVER AND UNDER RELAY
    • OVERTAKE
    • PASS BALL RELAY
    • PIG IN A HOLE
    • PROGRESSIVE CAPTAIN BALL
    • PROGRESSIVE DODGEBALL
    • RING CALL BALL
    • ROLEY POLEY
    • ROUND BALL
    • RUSSIAN HOLE BALL
    • SCHOOLROOM DODGEBALL
    • SCHOOLROOM VOLLEY BALL
    • SPUD
    • SQUARE BALL
    • STOOL BALL
    • STRIDE BALL
    • TEN TRIPS
    • TETHER BALL
    • THREE HOLES
    • TOSS BALL
    • TREE BALL
    • VOLLEY BALL
    • WALL BALL DRILL
    • WAR
    • ZIGZAG GAMES
    • CIRCLE ZIGZAG
    • LINE ZIGZAG—I
    • LINE ZIGZAG—II
    • LINE ZIGZAG—III
    • ZIGZAG OVERHEAD TOSS
  • INDEX
  • GAMES FOR ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS
  • GAMES FOR HIGH SCHOOLS
    • MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVE GAMES
      • Ball Games
  • GAMES FOR PLAYGROUNDS, GYMNASIUMS, AND LARGE NUMBERS
    • MISCELLANEOUS ACTIVE GAMES
      • SINGING GAMES
      • BEAN BAG GAMES
      • GAMES FOR EITHER BALLS OR BEAN BAGS
      • BALL GAMES
  • GAMES FOR BOYS' AND GIRLS' SUMMER CAMPS
    • ACTIVE GAMES
      • SINGING GAMES
      • QUIET GAMES
      • BEAN BAG GAMES
      • GAMES FOR EITHER BALLS OR BEAN BAGS
      • BALL GAMES
  • HOUSE-PARTY AND COUNTRY-CLUB GAMES
    • ACTIVE GAMES
      • QUIET GAMES
  • GAMES FOR CHILDREN'S PARTIES
    • ACTIVE GAMES
      • QUIET GAMES
      • SINGING GAMES
      • BEAN BAG GAMES
      • BALL GAMES
      • GAMES FOR EITHER BALLS OR BEAN BAGS
  • SEASHORE GAMES
  • ALPHABETICAL INDEX
  • APPENDIX
    • END BALL
    • NEW YORK CAPTAIN BALL
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