Toy fads have come and gone throughout the years. Discover the history behind some of the more popular fads.
Readers learn the history of marbles as well as how to play popular marble games.
Tops have been spinning for thousands of years. Learn about tops, yo-yos, and other fascinating spinning toys as well as how to make them.
The invention of the wheel changed the way we moved and made exciting toys possible for children.
Offers step-by-step instructions for performing various magic tricks and includes tips for putting on a magic show.
A brief history of the bicycle examines its enduring popularity and versatility, accompanied by bicycle trivia, instructions for handcrafted accessories, and safety rules for the road.
Provides a history of balls and ball games and offers instructions for playing different ball games and for making balls from cloth, felt, and rubber bands.