Historic Communities Book - Games from Long Ago

Historic Communities Book - Games from Long Ago

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Many unusual as well as familiar games from the 19th century are gathered together in Games from Long Ago. An important tool in teaching children how to behave in society, games were often educational and played a role in teaching morality such as the board game "Errand Boy" which taught the value of hard work. Games featured include:

• parlor games, word games, guessing games, and classroom games
• games of skill such as ring-taw, shuttlecock, and shinny
• board games such as checkers and backgammon

Reading Level: Gr. 3
Interest Level: Gr. 3-6
Guided Reading Level: T
Binding: Paperback
Series: Historic Communities
Authors(s): Bobbie Kalman, Barbara Bedell

No. of Pages: 32
Index and Glossary Included