Spring is upon us and now the weather is perfect for outside games and activities. Share this poem with the kids before you play the game!
The Way to Play Croquetby George ShannonThrough the thicketto the stick itneeds to click. Itisn't very hard.Till I block it,swing, and knock itfar outside the yard!
This is a great poem to share when doing the games. Invite the kids to create their own poems about how their favorite outdoor game works.
Shannon, George. 2006. Busy in the Garden. Illus. by Sam Williams. NY: Greenwillow Books/ HarperCollins Publisher. ISBN: 9780060004651.