A collection of short, friendly articles on ""organic play,"" activities such as orienteering or folk dancing that require...

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WAYS TO PLAY

A collection of short, friendly articles on ""organic play,"" activities such as orienteering or folk dancing that require relatively little equipment or financial investment and are easily accessible--driving 100 miles to hike in the wilderness seems to editor McCullagh a witless irony. Most will accommodate anyone over five years old, and several over-65 activists speak of newly limbered joints and revitalized outlooks. McCullagh is the uncrowned head here, introducing the concept and describing numerous examples (turning a trash heap into a botanical garden, slashing a trail through Staten Island's greenbelt), but other contributors from around the country add personal testimonies on bicycling, free-form Frisbee golf, adventure playgrounds, running, and other alternatives to rule-book sports, tee-time, and sitback Sundays. It runs circles around Orlick's Winning Through Cooperation (p. 226).

Pub Date: April 1, 1978

ISBN: N/A

Page Count: -

Publisher: Rodale

Review Posted Online: N/A

Kirkus Reviews Issue: April 1, 1978