Go Out and Play! Favorite Outdoor Games from KaBoom!
Kaboom! . Candlewick, $11.99 paper (104p) ISBN 978-0-7636-5530-3
From nonprofit organization KaBoom! which promotes children spending more time playing outdoors, this lively offering describes and outlines simple games that center on physical activity, including multiple versions of tag, hide-and-seek, ball games, race games, and “no-rules games.” Each game is introduced in basic language, with a brief sidebar highlighting the number of players, recommended ages, space required, and suggested materials. Enlivened with cartoon spot art and photographs of children at play, the book should give readers plenty of activity options come spring, regardless of age or interests. Ages 5–up. (Mar.)
Reviewed on: 11/21/2011