Iron jungle gyms on the playground....I saw some horrific accidents on these as a child...but we kept right on playing on them...just came with the territory and we all knew it...it never stopped us from living our childhood to the fullest!!....simple resilant kids of the 60s!!.......b♡

Playing on the Monkey Bars By Wayne Miller.I loved to play on the Monkey Bars at Buckman Grade School in Portland Oregon. The Monkey Bars didn't have any padding under them and were removed and replaced with a safe jungle gym system in the

School register - after it was taken someone would be assigned the very important and much coveted job of delivering it to the head's office :)

These are what I used when I taught school :) School register - after it was taken someone would be assigned the very important and much coveted job of delivering it to the head's office :)

Reminds me of the big slide at Harmon Park that had no trees for shade. Talk about burning your bottom up!

Huge metal slide - burned a layer of skin off every time! Used waxed paper to REALLY slide fast!

Did you own a brown leather satchel like this? #schooldays #nostalgia #childhood

Full of my "spell books", flying gloves and plastic pet toad - just like Mildred Hubbell - LM

Remember when

This is the first ride-on toy I can remember. Loved it until I got my peddle car.

Playing marbles in the dirt...kids don't play much in the dirt anymore...gotta keep the hands clean to play video games...sad!

Playing marbles in the dirt.kids don't play much in the dirt anymore. simple play ideas from vintage photos

We used to make these with rubber bands. get some yourself some pawtastic adorable cat apparel!

Always had so much fun personalizing each of my text books.

Ahh the good ole days.Who remembers doing this.Covering all your school books with paper.using paper bags from the food store! Had to cover each and every book !

We made endless daisy chains.

Making daisy chains during P. when the teacher was talking to be told that I couldn't play rounders etc and had to sit for the hour making daisy chains. Thank you Sir!

How it was

I loved painting at the easel wearing one of my dad's old dress shirts. These kids don't look as enthused.

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