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(Circa 1971, but still very applicable!)
Possibly the most difficult problem in choosing a gift for a child is selecting from among the hundreds-even thousands-of items available. Fortunately, a great number of items have retained their popularity over a number of years and, in effect, have become classics. Many are available at relatively low prices.
Separated by category TOYS, GAMES, BOOKS
Wheel toys (cars, trucks tractors)
Building toys (wooden blocks, TinkerToys, Licoln Logs, LEGOS, Erector Sets)
Paint by numbers sets
Finger Painting sets
Watering cans, pails, shovels, etc
Balloons (not for very young children)
Toy Tool Kits
Jack in the Box
Electric Train accessories
Scrabble for Juniors
Parcheesi Backgammon game
Chutes and Ladders
Table Tennis sets
The Cat in the Hat
Winnie the Pooh
Where the Wild Things Are
20000 Leagues Under the Sea
Alice In Wonderland
The Little Engine That Could
Green Eggs and Ham
Guess How Much I Love You?
Disclaimer: The ideas on these pages were obtained from a notebook that my mom gave me when I had kids. Most of the information in this book was cut from magazines in the 60's and 70's. When possible, I will credit the magazine and published date.
Most of the stuff on these pages require very little parental supervision/intervention. Some of the ideas require using an iron or oven, they are marked clearly (in red). Please supervise your children!!! Groovynet will not be held responsible for any accidents caused by your not watching/helping your kids! Please Be responsible.
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