Annotations for Kids Around the World Play! : The Best Fun and Games from Many Lands


Baker & Taylor
Describes the different types of games, the history of popular games, and the role games play in different cultures, and provides the rules and instructions for making and playing games from around the world.

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WILEY
Play games from all around the globe!

Learn to play Mexican kickball. Practice throwing jackstones the way kids do in Kenya. Discover how to construct a galimoto (wire toy from Malawi) with pipe cleaners. With Kids Around the World Play!, you'll have a great time exploring the traditions of other cultures while you sharpen your wits with the memory game from South Africa called dithwai, or challenge your racing skills in the South Korean flower relay, or make your own cool bilboquet, a toy from France.

Filled with games and activities from places near and far, including China, Japan, india, Mexico, Bolivia, italy, and Russia, among many others, this exciting collection also gives you plenty of fascinating facts about the history and culture of each country. All the toys and games can be made or played with just a few simple materials easily found around the house. So get ready for tons of fun and excitement while you discover just how much you have in common with kids around the world!

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