Game names (and types): 'Morning' (guessing game)
Alternative type: dramatisation, dramatic play

Handwritten description of the guessing game 'Morning' co-authored by Fay Hutton and Desley Christison, students at Clayfield College, and written for Dr Dorothy Howard in October 1954. The authors write that a player must physically perform an action without speaking, which the other players must identify.

One of a collection of letters describing a children's games written to children's Folklorist Dorothy Howard between 1954 and 1955. Dr Howard came to Australia in 1954-55 as an American Fulbright scholar to study Australian children's folklore. She travelled across Australia for 10 months collecting children's playground rhymes, games, play artefacts, etc. This letter, together with the other original fieldwork collected by Dr Howard during this period, is preserved in the Dorothy Howard Collection manuscript files, part of the Australian Children's Folklore Collection (ACFC), Archive Series 3. The ACFC is an extensive collection documenting children's folklore and related research.

Physical Description

Handwritten game description in blue ink on lined paper. Text printed on one side only.

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