All bookseller links are provided so you can get more information about a book. We have affiliate relationships with Barefoot Books, Amazon.com, and Tapestry Books. All revenue generated from sales through these venues is used strictly to cover website costs and minimize donation requests and fundraising campaigns.
"Frederick Douglas taught that literacy is the path from slavery to freedom. There are many kinds of slavery and many ... More
Summary: 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. This is a picture book history and guide for this classic children's game.
Type of Reading: playtime reading, read aloud book
Recommended Age: read together: 4 to 8; read yourself: 7 to 10
Interest Level: 5 to 9
Age of Child: Read with a 6-year-old girl.
Young Reader 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.
Adult Reader 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.
Pros: Hopscotch is a fun outside activity, and the book offers great illustrations and detailed examples of different ways to play the game.
Cons: Some of them were too hard for her age group, but I am sure older girls would have liked those as well.
Borrow or Buy: 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.!
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
Notes: A Reading Tub® volunteer submitted this review. She borrowed the book from the local library.