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What Are Some Homemade Toys From The Past?

  1. PhoenixV profile image68
    PhoenixVposted 5 years ago

    What Are Some Homemade Toys From The Past?

    I remember they used to have round metal bands or I think it was a wagon wheel steel band that children would roll around and keep upright using a stick. What toys or games from the past do you remember?

  2. SimpleJoys profile image72
    SimpleJoysposted 5 years ago

    I remember making yarn dolls, and also similarly we would use the same method to make an octopus.  These would get quite elaborate and we would braid the legs. Any kind of yarn would work and we would make different sizes so we had a whole family!

  3. Ronna Pennington profile image83
    Ronna Penningtonposted 5 years ago

    I had a cloth "topsy turvy" doll. One end was Little Red Riding Hood wearing a calico dress. Flip it upside down and the reversible dress became a plain cotton gown -- Grandma wearing a bonnet. Move the bonnet to cover Grandma's face, and the Big Bad wolf appeared big_smile  So, you could retell the story with the doll.

  4. peachpurple profile image83
    peachpurpleposted 5 years ago

    i used to play five stones or jacks. Mine are made from red beans wrapped in a small pouch not bigger than a small marble.

 
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