Toys Were Much Simpler In The Past

Updated on Dec 20, 2018. Originally added on Dec 01, 2015 by Daniel Pinna
Toys were much simpler in the days before video games, smart phones & computers. The most popular children's gifts were often made out of wood, metal and hair. In fact, before the billion dollar toy industry we have today, many toys were handmade at home by creative and crafty mothers and fathers.

You can tell the children were genuinely happy with their toys, and you might just find yourself longing for just a taste of this simpler life.

Toys Were Much Simpler In The Past

It’s Howdy Doody time!

Howdy Doody and a Baby

Melinda proudly displaying her big-girl bike in 1959

Melinda S Cushing, 1959

Engineers of today played with Erector Sets as kids

Miscellaneous. Boy with mechanical toy

I wouldn’t mess with him

John Charles Cline

A very basic toy: a hoop and a stick

Gilbert Gluck 1940
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