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Now You See It... String Games and Stories, Book 2

 
Title:      Now You See It... String Games and Stories, Book 2
Categories:      Eighth, Seventh, Play, Games, Social Skills, General Education
BookID:      226
Authors:      Michael Taylor
ISBN-10(13):      978-1903458211
Publisher:      Hawthorn Press
Publication date:      1-1-2002
Number of pages:      128
Language:      English
Rating:      0 
Picture:      cover
Description:     

String games are fun. They invite children to exercise skill, imagination and teamwork. They are ideal for family travel, creative play, and party tricks.

Following the success of Pull the Other One!, this second book of string games has more of Michael Taylor's favorites. Now You See It ... has string games from ancient cultures, as well as new figures such as computers, space shuttles, and trampolines that have been invented by children today. Here are tried and tested string games and stories with clear instructions and diagrams, as well as string tricks and tips for performers, a rainbow string, and illustrations.

Michael Taylor is a teacher at Michael Hall (Steiner/Waldorf) School in the UK. He promotes traditional childhood games of movement and agility for the classroom, playground, and gym, and is often called the “String Man.” In addition to string figures, Michael collects and teaches clapping games, finger games, jump-rope activities, ball bouncing, and beanbag games. He always carries a string with him, and has been known to share string patterns with strangers on trains and airplanes. He is the author of Finger Strings; Pull the Other One! and Now You See It...

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