To find out more about Hopscotch, you can search the web, go to the library, talk with your family and friends. You might like to take a look at some of these books. They were all consulted for this website.

Bedford, Wilma &  Robinson, Jenny. The ‘Life. Be in it’ Book of World Games, City of Greater Dandenong & Rebound Associates, Melbourne, 1998

Darian-Smith, Kate & Factor June (eds), Child’s Play: Dorothy Howard and the Folklore of Australian Children, Museum Victoria 2005

Dinneen, John. Marbles, Hopscotch and Jacks: favourite games and variations, Angus & Robertson, North Ryde, 1987

Grunfeld, Frederic V. Games of the World: how to make them, how to play them, how they came to be, Swiss Committee for UNICEF, Zurich, 1982

Gryski, Camilla. Let’s Play Traditional Games of Childhood, Kids Can Press, Toronto, 1995

Hope, Cathy. Themes From the Playground, Thomas Nelson, Melbourne, 1984

Lindsay, P.L. & Palmer, D. The Playground Characteristics of Brisbane Primary School Children, Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra, 1981

Loddon Campaspe Multicultural Services Inc, Let’s Play Together 50, LCMS, Bendigo, 2013

Opie, Iona & Peter. Children’s Games with Things, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 1997

Powell, Garry. Classic Yard Games, Robert Andersen & Associates, Clifton Hill, 2002

Russell, Heather. Carmen Out to Play!, Oxford University Press, Melbourne, 1989

Sierra, Judy & Kaminski, Robert. Children’s Traditional Games: Games from 137 Countries and Cultures, Oryx Press, Phoenix, 1995

Topor, Helen. Outdoor Games for Today’s Kids : with instructions, Bytes ‘n’ Colours, Canberra, 2017

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