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Games, Play & Activities -

Related category: Children & Young People
Related booklists: Working with Children, Gardening and Outdoor Activities for Children, Cooperation, Play Therapy, Storytelling and Reading Aloud, Arts, Crafts & Creativity: Books for Children & Young Adults, Games, Puzzles, Quizzes and Jokes - Books for Children,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 16 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book Michael Rosen
    Michael Rosen's Book of Play - by Michael Rosen

    £9.99   paperback   (2020) - ISBN 13: 9781788161916 | ISBN 10: 1788161912

    When did you last make time for play?  Today, we don’t get nearly enough play in our lives. At school, kids are drilled on exams, while at home we’re glued to our phones and screens. Former children’s laureate and bestselling author, Michae ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Board Game Family: Reclaim Your Children From the Screen by Ellie Dix
    The Board Game Family: Reclaim Your Children From the Screen - by Ellie Dix

    £12.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781785834332 | ISBN 10: 1785834339

    In The Board Game Family: Reclaim Your Children From the Screen, Ellie Dix offers a roadmap to integrating board gaming into family life and presents inspiring ways to engage even the trickiest of teenagers and manage game nights with flair.   Man ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Floor is Lava: And 99 More Games for Everyone, Everywhere by Ivan Brett
    The Floor is Lava: And 99 More Games for Everyone, Everywhere - by Ivan Brett

    £14.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781472257512 | ISBN 10: 1472257510

    Packed with 100 different games, this is a how-to for turning time together into quality time together.   Playing games can be so enjoyable but don't you often find yourself playing the same old games time and time again? Well why not let Ivan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Games and Activities for Attaching with Your Child by Deborah D. Gray and Megan Clarke
    Games and Activities for Attaching with Your Child - by Deborah D. Gray and Megan Clarke

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849057950 | ISBN 10: 1849057958

    Packed full of great ideas for fun games and activities, this book encourages positive attachments between a parent or carer and their child.   When it comes to choosing the best games to play with children who have difficulties attaching, it ... more

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  • Cover image of book Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings with Children by Vanessa Rogers
    Games and Activities for Exploring Feelings with Children - by Vanessa Rogers

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9781849052221 | ISBN 10: 1849052220

    This is a fun, imaginative and creative resource designed to help children aged 7-13 get thinking and talking about their feelings and the issues that affect their lives.  It is packed full with games and activities that help children explore ... more

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  • Cover image of book Run Wild! Outdoor Games and Adventures by Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield
    Run Wild! Outdoor Games and Adventures - by Fiona Danks and Jo Schofield

    £16.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9780711231726 | ISBN 10: 0711231729

    Following the success of Nature's Playground, Go Wild and Make it Wild, in their latest book, Run Wild, Jo Schofield and Fiona Danks focus on inspiring children of all ages - as well as parents, teachers, youth leaders and anyone working or playing w ... more

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  • Cover image of book 101 Activities to Help Children Get on Together by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnet
    101 Activities to Help Children Get on Together - by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnet

    £18.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781855034709 | ISBN 10: 1855034700

    This new addition to the popular 101 Games... series is brimming with exciting and purposeful activities to develop children’s co-operation skills and their ability to get on together. Written by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnet, the activities are co ... more

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  • Cover image of book Anger Management Games for Children by Deborah Plummer
    Anger Management Games for Children - by Deborah Plummer

    £16.99   paperback   (2008) - ISBN 13: 9781843106289 | ISBN 10: 1843106280

    This practical handbook helps adults to understand, manage and reflect constructively on children's anger. Featuring a wealth of familiar and easy-to-learn games, it is designed to foster successful anger management strategies for children aged 5-12. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Everyone Wins! Cooperative Games and Activities by Sambhava & Josette Luvmour
    Everyone Wins! Cooperative Games and Activities - by Sambhava & Josette Luvmour

    £8.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9780865715875 | ISBN 10: 0865715874

    Packed with over 150 cooperative games and activities, selected to help the children in your care: resolve conflict; enhance communication; build self-esteem; appreciate nature; laugh with each other; be creative; and have fun together!Everyone Wins ... more

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  • Cover image of book Self-Esteem Games for Children by Deborah Plummer
    Self-Esteem Games for Children - by Deborah Plummer

    £15.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781843104247 | ISBN 10: 1843104245

    In this practical handbook, self-esteem expert Deborah Plummer offers a wealth of familiar and easy-to-learn games carefully chosen to build and maintain self-esteem in children aged 511.   The selection of games reflects the seven key elemen ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Child
    A Child's Work; The Importance of Fantasy Play - by Vivian Gussin Paley

    £8.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9780226644899 | ISBN 10: 0226644898

    The buzz word in education today is accountability. But the federal mandate of "no child left behind" has come to mean curriculums driven by preparation for standardized tests and quantifiable learning results. Even for very young children, unstructu ... more

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  • Cover image of book 101 Games for Self-Esteem by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnett
    101 Games for Self-Esteem - by Jenny Mosley and Helen Sonnett

    £18.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9781855033511 | ISBN 10: 1855033518

    This practical book provides a comprehensive collection of innovative games that are essential for any teacher interested in unlocking the full potential of children by promoting their self-esteem. This is vital, as a positive self-image leads to mor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Win-Win Games for All Ages: Cooperative Activities for Building Social Skills by Josette & Ba Luvmour
    Win-Win Games for All Ages: Cooperative Activities for Building Social Skills - by Josette & Ba Luvmour

    £10.99   paperback   (2002) - ISBN 13: 9780865714410 | ISBN 10: 086571441x

    All about people getting to know one another better and deepening relationships - an exciting resource for use with groups of children or adults that offers ways to hear values, demonstrate skills and express oneself in safety. There are three diffe ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Accessible Games Book by Katie Marl
    The Accessible Games Book - by Katie Marl

    £17.99   paperback   (1999) - ISBN 13: 9781853028304 | ISBN 10: 1853028304

    This user friendly book is of enormous assistance to those involved with groups of people of mixed abilities. The games are a great way to learn how to share, improve listening skills, get to know others, talk about oneself and boost self-esteem and ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Boy Who Would Be A Helicopter: The Uses of Storytelling in the Classroom by Vivian Gussin Paley
    The Boy Who Would Be A Helicopter: The Uses of Storytelling in the Classroom - by Vivian Gussin Paley

    £16.95   paperback   (1991) - ISBN 13: 9780674080317 | ISBN 10: 0674080319

    How does a teacher begin to appreciate and tap the rich creative resources of the fantasy world of children? What social functions do story playing and storytelling serve in the preschool classroom? And how can the child who is trapped in private fan ... more

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  • Cover image of book Let
    Let's Play Together: Over 300 Co-operative Games for Children and Adults - by Mildred Masheder

    £8.99   paperback   (1989) - ISBN 13: 9781854250131 | ISBN 10: 1854250132

    An exciting collection of over 300 games & sports which put cooperation before competition and make everyone a winner! Each game is coded to indicate at at glance the age groups most likely to enjoy it. People with disabilities can take part to ... more

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