1970s Christmas Selection Box - Beamish Collections
This Christmas we had a delve into our collections to discover some rather fantastic festive objects. Here is an intact Mars selection box from Christmas 1971 containing a Mars Bar, Twix, Treets, Milky Way, Marathon, Spangles and Treets! Click here to see more Beamish Collections online.
Arts and Craft toys
I cant be alone loving these sorts of toys as a kid? Among my favourites were a Raffia kit and a simple sewing kit where you made a wallet,scissor holder,book mark etc http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w309/huggie74/B4fmMoQEWkKGrHqFi0EydnSIFRpBMqIy0w3Pw_12.jpg http://i179.photobucket.com/albums/w309/huggie74/Picture165.jpg I also remember a basket weaving kit and a knitting loom. Hours of fun with something to keep at the end. Another past time was scrap booking with old greetings