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mimeograph machine This was how the teacher made copies. In school, everyone called it the ditto machine. If the paper was still a bit wet when you got it, the ink would rub off on your fingers. I can still smell the ink :)

Vintage Holly Hobbie/ this was what my room was when I was little... I loved it!

This brought back lots of memories, I loved my Holly Hobby doll! {k} Absolutely loved Holly Hobbie as a child!

Remember when

Remember when--I hated these clothespins. The snap ones were better. Now I just use the drier.

Klackers. Ker-nockers. Klik-Klaks. Whatever you alled them. I had many of these.

klick-klackers loved these as a kid, just don't hit yourself with one of these.

sears catalog

The Sears & JCPenney catalogs came in the mail and we'd go through them & circle what we wanted for Christmas!

Clackers.......how many of us smacked our arms with these! Never mind our heads!

The most dangerous toy ever - glass, yes, glass, "clackers" and yes, I had these suckers they hurt if u missed. But fun

Payphone The Boy Scouts taught us to always carry a dime for an emergency phone call. how quaint that seems. But I guess almost 50 years ago is often quaint.

getting a color TV was a BIG deal...remember the color peacock announcing a show was in color...not all were

Remember the color NBC peacock announcing a show was in color? At our house the peacock was always in black and white.we didn't have a color tv until I was in high school!

"Hot Aluminium Slides"

Burned are bottoms on these slides a million times on hot summer days growing up!

Remember playing this?...We called it YOGI

Chinese Jump Rope - Must accomplish specific series of moves without making an error. It has been popular for many years, certainly since the in the United States. In New Zealand, Australia and Great Britain children refer to the game as "Elastics".

colorforms from 1960s | ... Pop Culture from the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s: 12/01/2008 - 01/01/2009

I had this Raggedy Ann Colorform set. I loved Colorforms! --colorforms from

I loved it when Mom let me stick papers together with this glue!!

Remember this glue in elementary school? So messy.I preferred the Elmer's White Paste with the little brush in the top of the lid

Sweet memories!  Both of my grandmothers had one of these...

My grandmas kitchen stool I use to sit on at the dinner table.my Aunt had one of these stools in her Kitchen! Loved it!