Flashcubes - You slid a lever to spin the flash after EACH picture. 4 flashes on each bulb then that was it, you had to pop in another flash cube. No cube? No flash! I can still remember the smell they made after you flashed one.

45's and inserts

And you couldn't play your 45 rpm records without those little yellow plastic inserts. My kids wouldn't know what these are. or a 45 for that matter.

cats cradle !so simple but fun!!

Cats in the Cradle.Jacobs ladder, Sea Saw string games We did this with elastic too,only put it around two chairs spread apart. We used our feet, it was called Chinese jump rope!

Simple pleasures!!hand stands

Roger Mayne - Girls Doing Handstands, Southam Street, London 1956 - vintage kids photo

Spent hours playing jacks

I LOVED playing jacks! I remember playing jacks with my beautiful Mom.

Pick up Sticks!

Omg this was my favorite game! didn't need no stinkin electronics! :D Jumbo wooden pick-up stix, wood sticks in

Paddle ball!!

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Bill & Ben, the Flowerpot Men on Wednesdays

Watch with Mother: Bill & Ben the Flower Pot Men - and Little Weed. Wednesdays on the BBC. That little weed - she thought she knew everything.