Hopscotch Around The World


This book shows all different ways to play hopscotch. They give detailed steps as well is illustrations for the different ways different countries play the game.

Reader Enjoyment Factors:

Hopscotch is a fun outside activity, and the book offers great illustrations and detailed examples of different ways to play the game.

Content Awareness Factors:

Some of them were too hard for her age group, but I am sure older girls would have liked those as well.

Little Kid Reaction

My daughter picked this book. She wanted to try each different countries way to play the game. Some were a little too hard for her but others were easy to understand and she still plays them today.

Parent Reaction

I liked seeing the different ways people play the game. There were some easy and fun ways that I had never seen before. A great help for some active outside play. I knew she liked playing hopscotch but was still surprised she liked trying the many different ways they illustrated.

Type of Book:
This is a picture book history and guide for this classic children's game.
Educational Themes:

This is a book that expands a child's understanding of hopscotch and gives them an opportunity to try new ways to play the game. This is a book you can bring to life by taking it outside

Reading Level:
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
7 to 10
Recommended Age To Read Together:
4 to 8
Age of child:
Read with a 6-year-old girl.
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow or buy. Most families would want to borrow it, but this is a must have for any school and public library. It is a good resource for a teacher, especially P.E.!

Title Hopscotch Around the World
Author Mary D. Lankford
Publisher William Morrow & Co © 1992
Illustrators Karen Milone
ISBN 0688084192
Material Hard Cover
Genres Games, Gaming and Puzzles
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