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2 edition of String Games from Around the World with Other found in the catalog.

String Games from Around the World with Other

Anne Akers Johnson

String Games from Around the World with Other

  • 37 Want to read
  • 20 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Games & Activities - General,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Books With Items,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Nonfiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9814578M
    ISBN 100613790332
    ISBN 109780613790338

    String figure games can be identified as being almost universally part of play cultures. The playing of string games, either alone or with others (or with groups of players), was a commonly recorded activity within Australia. It has been suggested that: Australia was the first continent where string figures were recorded, and Aboriginal. Whistles go all around the world! Every country on the planet has some kind of whistle or flute in its traditional music legacy. This unique book gathers together 50 whistle melodies and explores a rich variety of international playing styles and techniques.


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String Games from Around the World with Other by Anne Akers Johnson Download PDF EPUB FB2

This book is a sequel to Johnson's "Cat's Cradle", which contained five string figures. This book has seven more, from around the world--Paraguay, Australia, Ghana, the U.S. (a Navajo string figure), New Guinea, Alaska, and Ireland/5(10). The book does have a lot of strong points, and we'll keep it around for when my son gets older and has learned the basics from another book.

Update/edit: I recently bought another string book, Cat's Cradle & Other Fantastic String Figures: Over 20 String Games/5(31). String Games from Around the World book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Seven brand new (yet ages old) string games, introduced 4/5.

A string figure is a design formed by manipulating string on, around, and using one's fingers or sometimes between the fingers of multiple people.

String figures may also involve the use of the mouth, wrist, and feet. They may consist of singular images or be created and altered as a game, known as a string game, or as part of a story involving various figures made in sequence.

String Games This is an ancient game played around the world. Remember string games and fugures like "Jacob's Ladder", "Kitty Whiskers", "Cup and Saucer" or Cats Cradle.

Those are only the beginning. You just need some string for this fun filled activity, making it ideal for playing in the car on long trips.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for String Games from Around the World (, Hardcover) at the best online prices at eBay. Free shipping for many products!5/5(2). will - to the arctic north or to the coral islands of the Pacific – string games are everywhere.

The Eskimos with their long winter darkness, lasting for months, had plenty of time and became very clever at making string pictures. They will show you string pictures of deer, bears and other animals, of birds, kayaks (skin boats) and such Size: KB.

Kids and adults around the world have been playing cat’s cradle and other string games for hundreds of years. Now, instructions to make many of the most popular string pictures are collected in this exciting package that includes a colorful loop of string and a DVD that explains how to form these images from string.

The String by Caleb Breakey Revell Christian Pub Date 16 Jul I am reviewing a copy of The String through Revell and Netgalley: The String is a game of decisions that are impossible to make, and deadly consequences.

Participation is not optional it is mandatory and if any one refuses to play, the threats will come to pass/5. Kid's guide to easy string figures, games, and tricks--described and illustrated. Making string figures is a pastime that kids and adults throughout the world have enjoyed for thousands of years.

Do Opening A again with the far string still around the other kid's wrist. Tell them to put their hand back up, from below, into the center of.

7 Games inspired from children around the world I love this post, and not just because it helped take backyard play at our place to entire new level; there is much more than that.

It was an opportunity to give my children perspective, beyond what they see around them. How to Do String Figures. String figures are a type of children's game played all around the world. They are thought to be one of the oldest games, possibly originating in the Stone Age.

Many of these start with a basic figure called 29%(). Fullest, clearest instruction on string figures from wide variety of cultures around the world: Eskimo, Navajo, Lapp, Europe, many others. Create such imaginative figures as a cat's cradle, a moving spear, a bolt of lightning, pointed stars and much more.

illustrations. How to make string figures, games, and tricks--described and illustrated: Cat's Cradle, Eiffel Tower, Witches Broom, Jacob's Ladder, and many other favorites. Main Collection.

Introduction to Easy Figures gets you started. Here you'll learn: Position 1, Opening A, A Hand Catch, Cup and Saucer, The Star, Fishing Spear, Dressing a Pelt, The Moth. Patrice Karst is the bestselling author of The Invisible String, The Invisible Leash, and co-author of The Invisible String Workbook.

She has also written The Smile That Went Around the is passionate about spreading her message of love across the planet. Born in London, England, she now lives in Southern California, and is the mother of one grown son.5/5(4).

A final section introduces some of the finest examples of string figures from native cultures all around the world. Anyone who works with yarn, thread, rope or other forms of string will want this book for the handicraft areas it introduces and for the many tricks and games it provides with which to entertain one's friends.

Interesting layout, nice presentations of seven cultural groups, and attractive color photographs of children from around the world doing the string figures. A special hardcover spiral bound book. String Games: More Than Just Child's Play By Joyce Cohen.

Review of string figure websites in Strings on Your Fingers By Michael P. Garofalo. Get this from a library. Super string games. [Camilla Gryski; Tom Sankey] -- Provides step-by-step instructions for creating twenty-six string figures from around the world, including "The Fish Trap" and "The Sea Snake.".

Hash out a budget well ahead of time, not only for your RTW ticket, but the whole trip itself. Reach out to friends or travel bloggers who have done a round-the-world trip or are full-time travelers who have spent at least a year on the road and can offer tips on.

There is magic in a piece of string. Learn it with Many Stars & More String Games, a fascinating, fun-filled sequel to the bestselling, ALA Notable Book, Cat's Cradle, Owl's Eyes: A. The String Games is described as a pyschological drama by the author.

It is that, but much more besides. The book is told in three parts, each one with a title relating to the string games I’m sure we have all played as children. Part 1 is named Cat’s Cradle and takes us back thirteen years.

At some time in your youth, no doubt, you took a loop of string and made a "cat's-cradle," a "Jacob's ladder," or some other type of figure by looping and crossing the string between the fingers. But perhaps you were not aware that this is actually an ancient form of amusement, that it is practiced in all parts of the globe, and is especially popular among primitive tribes.5/5(2).

String Games. This is an ancient game played around the world. Remember string games and fugures like "Jacob's Ladder", "Kitty Whiskers", "Cup and Saucer" or Cats Cradle. Those are only the beginning. You just need some string for this fun filled activity, making it ideal for playing in the car on long trips.

The Ring on a String Game is a traditional game that’s played in many countries. Sometimes it’s called Hunt the Ring. Here’s how you play 1. Slip a ring on a long string and tie both ends. To determine the length of the string, you need to use about 24″ of string (50cm+) per player. COVID Resources.

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Cat's cradle is one of the oldest games in recorded human history, and involves creating various string figures, either individually or by passing a loop of string back and forth between two or more true origin of the name is debated, though the first known reference is in The light of nature pursued by Abraham Tucker in The type of string, the specific figures, their order Author: Kurt Vonnegut.

WBO Student Loading. WORDS RECITED DURING STRING GAMES. According to Edward Tregear in The Maori race (), the "Cat's Cradle” (whai, huhi, or maui) "was known to the Maoris as to almost all the inhabitants of the Malay Archipelago and South was played with the two hands and a piece of string, assuming very complicated forms; sometimes a whole drama was played by.

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This is a two-person string game or string figure. There are three basic string shapes for Cats Cradle that are passed back and forth between two people. The object is to see how long you can keep. string: [noun] a cord usually used to bind, fasten, or tie.

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Second, the sun is responsible for giving us sight, because it is only by. (89 pages) - A reprint of An Introduction to String Figures, ; and String Figures and Other Monographs, Darsie, R.

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