Presentation on theme: "Traditional Games in Germany A presentation made by Thalia White and Christina Bähr."— Presentation transcript:
Traditional Games in Germany A presentation made by Thalia White and Christina Bähr
Gliederung 1. History 2. Marble Games 2.1 Kicking off marbles 2.2 Portal Marbles 3. Hop Games 3.1 Rope skipping 3.2 Hop scotch 4. Games of Rhythm 4.1 Brüderchen komm tanz mit mir 4.2 Clapping Games 5. Popular Board Games: Chess
The History of Games: Overview When was the beginning? Why did people play games? Differences between adults and children in playing games
Games already were a part of ancient Greek culture
Games were played for fun, amusement and distraction Children used dolls, balls, sticks and also engaged in role-playing games Adults prefered strategy games
Kicking off marbles 1. Draw a circle 2. Put marbles in the circle 3. Kick the marbles with your own marble out of the circle 4. The one with the most marbles at the end is the winner
Portal Marbles 1.Create gates in different sizes 2.Kick the marbles through the gates 3.The smallest gate scores the most
Rope skipping Teddybear, teddybear, turn around, teddybear, teddybear, touch the ground, teddybear, teddybear, show your shoe, teddybear, teddybear, how old are you?
Hopscotch Material: chalk, a stone
Games of Rhythm
Brüderchen komm tanz mit mir
2. Mit dem Köpfchen nick, nick, nick! Mit den Fingerchen tick, tick, tick! Einmal hin, einmal her, rundherum, das ist nicht schwer!
Miss Mary Mac, Mac, Mac All dressed in black, black, black. With silver buttons, buttons, buttons All down her back, back, back. She asked her mother, mother, mother for fifty cents, cents, cents. To see the elephants, elephants, elephants jump over the fence, fence, fence. They jumped so high, high, high They reached the sky, sky, sky They never came back, back, back Till the 4th of July, July, July.
Popular Board Games: Chess Chess is believed to have its origin in northwest India In the 13 th century Chess had already been established in European Culture At the end of the 15 th century the technique for moving farmers, runners and ladies was changed The new game became much more popular