Lawn Games for Life
Tag, Toss & Run, the book is a culmination of several years of planning in advance of next year’s 40th anniversary of the first video game.
Pong came out in 1972, the impact of all that sedentary time in front
of TV and computer screens has had a profound impact on children — who
are now far more likely to be obese, suffer from attention deficit
disorders and other physiological and psychological maladies. Before we
relegate an old-fashioned outdoor childhood to distant memory, both
Victoria and I thought we needed to get this book and our campaign, Lawn
Games for Life, out in the public consciousness.
had a blast re-living our childhoods in writing this book. We think
the readers — many who will be learning some of these games for the
first time — will love it, too. All the classic games are in there, the
various forms of tag, hide ‘n seek, along with Bocce, Croquet and
Badminton. But we unearthed a bunch of new-to-us games, too, like Kubb
from Norway and Molkky from Finland.
was your favorite game? We’ve already played run through that exercise
with a local radio station; people were calling in from their cars with
nostalgic childhood stories. With 40 games and numerous other variations
included in the pages from Storey/Workman Publishers, chances are
you’ll find that blast from your past.
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