Children's Counting-Out Rhymes, Fingerplays, Jump-Rope and Bounce-Ball Chants and Other Rhythms: A Comprehensive English-Language Reference

Children's Counting-Out Rhymes, Fingerplays, Jump-Rope and Bounce-Ball Chants and Other Rhythms: A Comprehensive English-Language Reference

by Gloria T. Delamar
     
 

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Do you have a childhood memory of playing with other children and jumping rope or counting to those age-old funny rhymes?

This impressive compilation includes all the old traditional favorites (and some new) and is useful to anyone who works with children—parents, teachers, librarians, group leaders, camp counselors, day-care people, anyone.

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Overview

Do you have a childhood memory of playing with other children and jumping rope or counting to those age-old funny rhymes?

This impressive compilation includes all the old traditional favorites (and some new) and is useful to anyone who works with children—parents, teachers, librarians, group leaders, camp counselors, day-care people, anyone.

Infants' finger and toe-counting games, choose-up-sides and you-are-it rhymes, ball-bouncing chants, tongue twisters, staircase tales, narrative act-out singsong tales and others—children have been enthralled by these rhymes and rhythms for ages. Also included are author, title, first line, and subject indexes.

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a helpful resource...worthwhile
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a fine collection
Small Press Review
"wonderful"

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786428335
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
08/28/2006
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
9.00(w) x 6.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Meet the Author

A Pennsylvanian and past president of the Philadelphia Writers' Conference, Gloria Delamar writes a weekly newspaper feature column, articles, poetry, and classroom verse-skits for children in addition to teaching creativity and writing workshops for both children and adults.

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