• Marbles made of glass.
  •  Centuries-old folk instrument.  Played by holding to the mouth and striking the 'tongue.'  Complete playing instructions and history included. Always a favorite.
  •  Also known as a 'tin whistle', this instrument was common in early American households.  Pitched in the key of D and includes a complete playing instructions and fingering chart.  Available in black or red.
  • This easy-to-play musical instrument has been around for  decades. Made of abs plastic, with 5 finger holes. Range is one octave plus one note.  Colors will vary. Includes basic playing instructions and sample songs.
  • Musket

    $15.00
    Wooden replica musket style gun.
  • YO-YO

    $5.00
     Colonial and Victorian children alike enjoyed this popular American pastime.  Available in natural finish. Includes basic instructions and directions for several yo-yo tricks.
  • The paddleball was a  direct descendant of the colonial Hornbook, Battledore & Shuttlecock game.  Our newest model of an old favorite featuring a sturdy wooden paddle and strong elastic cord attached to a colorful rubber ball.
  • Wooden replica pistol sized gun.
  • QUOITS

    $8.00
     Table-top version of the classic American folk game, similar in play to horseshoes.   Toss the small and large wooden rings and try to 'ring the hob.' This historical skill game features a 4" 'hob'  and includes traditional game rules.
  •  Early American children were known to  play with signal whistles, often imitating the battle action of war or reenacting life on a sailing ship.  This high-pitched, shrill whistle is packaged with a detailed whistle signal card; good for hours of creative play
  •   Traditional 'Tic-Tac-Toe, Three In a Row' game.  Played by young and old alike for generations. Includes wooden game board, 2 sets of contrasting marbles , history and game rules.  
  • Children have been "rolling", "bowling" and "trundling" their hoops from the time of the ancient Egyptians through the hula hoop craze of the late 1950's. Artwork on ancient Greek vases illustrates hoops used in play as well as exercise. The early North American colonists brought this pastime with them from Europe, the hoops being made from whatever material was at hand. By Victorian times both wood and metal hoops were favorite playthings. The hoop can be trundled along, raced, used for skipping or twirling around the waist.