This title provides easy to use, tried-and-tested games. This is an easy to navigate book with helpful index giving games by energy level, age range and group size. It features a pick-up-and-use resource for all occasions where games are needed. It uses just 14 everyday items. It helps children to get to know each other better. It encourages cooperation and teamwork and creates a fun, welcoming atmosphere. It is suitable for children's work leaders, helpers, parent and families, after-school clubs; and uniformed organisations. It is ideal for church and non-church groups; and those working with children in the 5-11s age spectrum in midweek groups, holiday clubs, after school clubs, church weekends and one-off activity days. Good quality, workable and fun-filled games are an essential ingredient for children's work. The games in this book provide an opportunity for children to gather, help illustrate thematic programmes, burn off energy and provide children with great memories. "Instant Games for Children" is brimming with games that are easy to explain and fun to play. With 101 instantly playable games to choose from, this book is a must for everyone involved in children's work.
Susan L Lingo is a former schoolteacher with over 18 years of experience working with children and author of more than 25 resources for children's workers and children in the US, including Show Me! Devotions for Leaders to Teach Kids.