Spinning tops

Spinning top toy

Spinning tops Most kids before computers would remember getting dizzy watching a spinning top. A top, or spinning top, is a toy that can be spun on an axis, balancing on a point. This motion is produced by holding the axis firmly while pulling a string. An internal weight then rotates, producing an overall circular motion. Typically ...

80s clothes

80s clothes

80s clothes were the ultimate in neon clothing and outrageous hair cuts. Being bold and outrageous was the fashion. There are some real fun 80′s outfits for women which have great colors and shine. 80s Clothes are back! 80s fashion seems have began reappearing again in lots of stores and on the runway. Today we will remind ourselves of ...

Toy Story – Most Retro Top 5

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Continued from yesterdays Toy Story - Most Retro Top 10 we now reveal the top 5 With Toy Story 3 out we've gone Toy Story crazy at Skooldays we now enter the top 5 Are there more deserved candidates for a retro toy? Here goes.... at number 5 Slinky the Dog Dog is based on Slinky, a pull toy by James Industries, which was ...

Mr Men books

Mr Men Books

Question: So who was the first Mr Men character - Answer : Mr. Tickle Yes it all started with Mr Tickle. The reason it came about was his son asked him to draw a tickle. Sales over 100 million worldwide in 22 languages followed by means of the Mr Men series. That is a lot of Mr ...

Prime Time in the 80s

Prime Time in the 80s

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  V  W  Y  2   // // Family Ties conservative offspring Michael J. Fox reverses traditional family values, on prime time in the 80s while Bill Cosby takes them to new heights. Blair, Natalie, Jo and Tootie learn The Facts of Life. Gary Coleman leads a new generation of smirky kids, Kirk Cameron gets Growing Pains, Bruce and Cybil ...

Downfall

A strategy game - downfall.

Downfall is still available, though with a modern edge. It has outlasted many other games and still proves a very strategic game for all the family. A strategy game of skill and cunning. Twist and turn the wheels to get your own coloured counters from the top to the bottom first. One false move could lead ...

Enid Blyton

Enid Blyton

Nothing I liked more than a good old Enid Blyton book to read with a cup of tea and a Mars bar in the summer holidays.   Few children in the past 50 years would say thay havent at one time or other tried reading an Enid Blyton book. Her works included: The Famous Five series, The ...

Totopoly

Totopoly

Your forgiven if you think we have mispelt monopoly only if you have never heard of the Totopoly board game. Apart from the name sounding similar the likeness ends there. Totopoly is a great game based on the events leading up to, and during, a horse race. Originally made in 1938 by Waddingtons, the game is ...