Cat’s Cradle and 8 Other Fantastic String Games Childrens Books Applesauce Press | Alder & Alouette

Cat’s Cradle and 8 Other Fantastic String Games

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Kids love string games. And it’s so good for finger dexterity and cognitive factors like patterns and problem solving. Though we don't know which culture began playing string games -- or when -- we do know that the Cat's Cradle was first acknowledged in the 1700s and, since 1888, over 2,000 patterns have been recorded!

The Cat's Cradle: And 8 Other Fantastic String Games features:  

- One extra-long continuous cat's cradle string, perfect for up to four players.
- Eight classic string games like Cat's Cradle and Hand Catch, as well as string figures such as Witch's Broom, Parachute, and more.
- Easy-to-follow instructions and pictures for every trick, twist, and tie, you'll be a string wizard in no time


DETAILS

  • Written and illustrated by Elizabeth Encarnacion.
  • Published by Applesauce Press, October 15, 2019.
  • Ages 6 years and up
  • 0.9" H x 8.9" L x 6.0" W (0.9 lbs) 48 pages