I remember at times I would get frustrated with this because I could never find a good spot. But still a lot of fun Remember, Time, 60 S, 70 S, Childhood Memories, Memory Lane, Kid, Seek
playing outside until the streetlights came on...
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Riding bikes with the neighborhood posse....Oh Yeah baby! I love those days. But no longer safe for our kids... :/. I remember doing this. No one bothered us.
Free to be kids...in a much safer world. We could ride bikes in the neighborhood without a care all day & night.
Past 1: When I was a kid, my friends and I would ride our bikes all day and into the night. We really didn't have a destination in place, we just wanted to ride and see where we would go and find. This quality of play is apparently purposeless and the personality would be explorer. Source - http://crashinglybeautiful.tumblr.com/post/12227331960/samuel-christopher-youth-rebellion-preview-of
Yep, we rode our bikes until the street lights came on. Then your butt had to be in your yard. Yep, all the neighborhood kids played in the dark, we rode bikes without helmets and adult supervision. Yet we lived!!! Also, didn't need government to ban our school lunch tater tots. No need. We were skinny. Playing for most of the day will do that. AMEN
late summer nights, with no expectations, life was full with no limits..... free to run!
...riding bikes until the street lights came on...Yes, loved this as a kid!
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Samuel Christopher childhood memories
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We used to make mud pies. One time we got some eggs out of Grandma's chicken house for our mud pies... boy did we get into trouble! Never made them with eggs again!
Making mud pies with my Grandma in our outdoor play house! :)
we used to make mud pies to throw at our neighbors(boys!)
mudpies made under the front porch with my sister
MUD PIES!!! Every child should make these !!!
Nothing beats patting out fresh MUD PIES!!!
mudpies...one of my favorite pastimes...
Nothing like a good healthy mud pie
Kids luv mud
We used to play in the street. Always. It was great!
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playing outdoors ~ We lived in the country. but I remember visiting family friends "in town", and playing out in the street.
We used to play in the street, that was the good old days never went back into the house until after 9pm or when your mommy called you, so sad kids cant enjoy things like this these days because of the crime rate Also there was the kite flying in vacant lots along with baseball in those same lots. All the kids would gather and we'd have a great time.
Playing in the street and not inside the house. I spent very little time indoors as a kid.
Playing in the street and not inside the house. Go to the side every time a car comes by.
Only time we were allowed to play in the house was when it was raining.
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Playing in the street . . . .was the best time ever!
We played this EVERYWHERE...all we needed was a piece of chalk and a rock and we could spend hours trying to put that rock in the right square and then hop our way to the end. This picture makes me wish I could go outside and play it even now but today I can't even stand on one foot and definitely not hop :-)
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Hopscotch. Okay, so me and my best friend Anna, found a piece of ice plant and named him, Arthur Itis. We hid the plant in the playground and would use him to mark our hopscotch boxes until he shriveled up and died. That's a rich childhood memory for me. Playing hopscotch at recess.
#Vintage #Childhood #Toys~ I recall finding just the right item to use as a marker. Small chains used for keys were perfect.
Played hop scotch a lot, they had it painted at the elementary school :-)
Hop Scotch... fun play outside every kid should know how to play!
Hopscotch. This was good times, back in the day. #70s #80s
We played hop scotch a lot :-) OMG,WESTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Hopscotch (Played this for hours growing up!)
#Vintage #Childhood #Toys Hop Scotch
hopscotch- awww the good ole days!!
Hide and Seek
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While MM & PP & grownups sat on screen porch, sis J. recalled us children running around playing games at nightfall. Hide & Seek, Tag, "Ollie, Ollie um come free."
Playing hide and seek on summer evenings with all the kids in the neighborhood. The warm evening air, the breeze, counting to 100.....
Come out Come out where ever you are........... Find it, reuse it. I cant help my self I love Junk. I don't care whose Junk it is I'm bringing it home. There is a revaluation going on. Converting junk into useful and fun treasures. So come along with me as I play Hide and seek scouring the internet, books, friends and my ideas turning cast off's into usable down right genius Ideas
Hide and Seek This game can be played inside or outside and by as little as 3 people. One person is chosen as "IT" using any of the selecting or ip dip methods. The others all go and hide somewhere while the person who is "IT" counts to 100 (or other number chosen by the group). When counted out, "IT" shouts; "Coming Ready or not!" and starts to look for the others. When found that person is out. The last person to be found is "IT".
Hide and Seek in the dark with my sister, brother and neighbors so fun! :)
Hide and Seek...we would spend long summer evenings playing this game.
Hide and Seek - remember the skinned knees
Playing "Hide and Seek" for hours.
Olly Olly Oxen Free!
Show your kids this... this is what TV's used to look like at 1am.
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We had a TV just like this in the 70s ... it had no remote control. Also, back then most stations signed off around 1:00 a.m., and then all that showed was a "test pattern" until they signed back on.
Back when TVs were a decorative piece of furniture and us kids were the remote control! and on the screen is a test pattern!
test patterns & no remote...this looks like the TV my brother won! Our first color TV that had a screen bigger than a dinner plate...
Back when TVs were a decorative piece of furniture and us kids were the remote control! Also that multi-color test pattern that came on after the station signed off for the night and they played the star spangled banner.
test patterns no remote - This looks like my parents' first color TV ... after I went away to college ... Had it for over 20 years
Test patterns and no remote. (We didn't get a color TV until after everyone else. They were about $600 I think--really expensive!)
Back when TVs were a decorative piece of furniture. Our first color tv was 1973 and first console black & white was 1967
Childhood Memories •~• television off-air signal
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45's. love mine. Punishment at my house includes dragging out the record player and putting these on!
45 rpm records...other than the radio, t he main source of music in the 50s and 60s..
45 rpm Records - I bought several every Saturday when I got my paper route pay!!
45 records to play songs on the record player in 1950's and early 1960's
45's Still have some of them and the record player to play them on!
I still have my little record player and some 45's.
I miss 45s and that little yellow plastic thingy
Childhood Memories •~• stack of 45s
45 rpm records
Spent hours playing jacks
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loved to play jacks with a golf ball. Onesies, Twosies etc. then onto Holdies, Cherries in the Basket, Pigs in the Pen, Over the Fence, Around the World...
Jacks., one of my favorite games, as kids in grade school, my friends and I played jacks at break time in the morning on the wood floors.
So many childhood memories of my grandmother and I on the kitchen floor playing for hours !
You will need a set of jacks and ball. A smooth surface to play on. Be the first to go from “onsies” to “tensies”. Jacks was one of my favorite things to play and I was really good at it. I could do Double bouncies, Cherries in a basket, Pigs in a Pen, Over the fence, Around the world, etc. I would practice and practice to be good at all these jack games. Today I can still play jacks pretty good regardless of the arthritis in my hands and fingers. Some things you never forget.
I also loved playing Jacks but preferred a golf ball to the rubber ball
a game of jacks...One of my favorite games! Golf balls are the best.
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jacks / Nostalgia. BEST GAME EVER!
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Whistle Pop, oh the good ole days (: I remember having these as a kid all the time!
90s kid whistle pops :) - and if you remember slicing your tongue on them.
Whistle Pops, I remember these!! They were great fun when I was a kid
Whistle Pops. another childhood memory, got to get these for my kids
90s kid whistle pops :) yes!! I used to be obsessed with these!
90s kid whistle pops :) my mum and dad hated them!!
Whistle Pops... I remember these when I was a kid!!
Whistlepops! Loved these as a kid!
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See-Saws. Old school 70s style... No cushy tires or foam to catch yer arse when the other person pushed off hard and you hit the floor...
We would love to go to the playgrond and play on the teeter totters (or see saws) ,this is one thing that was very hard to do without a partner...
see saw's aka teeter totters. These things gave me some major trust issues. Ever been up in the air & had somebody jump off? Not fun.
A set of playground seesaws. - today these would be dangerous and not on a school playground!
Teter-Toter... Just one of many things in public "play" parks, or on the school playground.
see saws on the school playground. ...the good ol days!
See-saws or teeter -totters on the school playground
See Saw - or as we called them - "Teeter Totter"!
See Saw, another thing we had fun doing.
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January 13, 1920. Washington, D.C. "Children of Roger Nielsen, Danish Legation; Rita & Ruth." National Photo Company Collection glass negative.
Rita & Ruth on ‘scooters’, children of Roger Nielsen, Danish Legation, Washington DC, January 13, 1920
Shorpy Historic Picture Archive :: Rita and Ruth: 1920 high-resolution photo
Children of Roger Nielson, Danish Legation; Rita & Ruth; c. 1918-1920
Girls and their skooters: Old Photos of America's Children 1850-1930
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Rita and Ruth, of the Danish delegation. Washington, 1920
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Kid Street Fun 1920s
We would play on the merry-go-round at the school.
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Merry go round - had ones like this in all the school playgrounds when I was a kid. I lost most of my knee skin riding these.
almost every school playground had one. My brothers and I would play on this for hours, so would my friends and I. Gosh, those were fun times. :)
This was all it took to have a day's worth of fun back then. A park in our neighborhood had the best! Plus almost every school playground had one.
almost every school playground had one and boy did we have fun... we got so dizzy! Someone would always sit and try to stay in the middle -- never happened!
Getting dizzy on the merry go round!! Had one at the public play ground..they were fun if you had a kid who would run really fast and push hard...then jump on ...
My favorite thing on the playground - especially when the big kids would spin it!
We had one in our school playgrounds and parks... lots of fun!
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Playing outdoors ~ Red Rover, Freeze Tag, Mother May I, Red Light/Green Light, Hide and Seek...
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Red Rover, Red Rover send Mary right over... Just one of the many outdoor games that kids played in my time.
Red Rover, Red Rover send _____ right over! This was a standard school playground game at my school. I remember when i was in elementary school wed always play this!:)
Red Rover, Red Rover send _____ right over! This was a game we all loved to play and it is a wonder that some of us did not end up with some broken bones---we had a grand time playing it.
Red Rover, Red Rover send _____ right over! Hated this game cuz it hurt! (I think I got whiplash doing this once! Walked home from my friend's house after playing & never remembered how I got there.)
Red Rover, Red Rover send _____ right over! - Played this all the time with the neighborhood kids. (clothes lining the kid you didn't like)
Red Rover, Red Rover send _____ right over! We LOVED playing this as a huge group in my elementary school... until some kids got hurt badly enough for the schools to ban the game...
Red Rover, Red Rover send _____ right over! Now a days kids don't know any of the games we use to play.
Red Rover, Red Rover send _____ right over! Renee I know you remember playing this game.
Scan old slides and bring back childhood memories
Cootie Catcher! I don't remember what these were called, but I loved it!
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I don't remember what these were called, but I loved it! They were called Cutie Catchers! Kids still playy with them now!
Fortune teller (includes chores, and a fill-in-the-blank version). The kids will love these . . . #games
Childhood memories? I remember doing this ALL the time....none have never looked this good though.
9 Things From the '90s That You Totally Forgot About ~~ I still remember how to make these! hahaa
I don't remember what these were called, but I loved it! They were called "cootie catchers!"
Can't remember what we called them as a kid, but I have heard them called cootie catcher
Paper fortune tellers. #90s #00s #memories #childhood COOTIE CATCHERS!!!
Cootie Catchers - Fortune Tellers - remember these?
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Cat's Cradle was a game that girls played. I never saw a boy play this game. We also played hopscotch and jacks. Do kids play these games nowadays?
Do you remember this???? Doing cats cradle and crows feet string patterns would keep me entertained for hours. Kids today don't know what they're missing
Do you remember this???? I played, taught my kids to play it and play it with my grand kids! Cats cradle
Cat's Cradle -- Video game of the '50s! Bet there not a kid alive today who knows what to do with this.
Cat's Cradle - hours were wasted in elementary school on the playground with this. I guess now kids are on their cell phones doing futures trading.
Cats Cradle - Great Summer Game & entertain the kids while travelling or waiting at an airport
Cats Cradle - OMG i always did these string games as a kid
Cat's cradle - childhood memories.
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Badminton - Weather permitting my younger sister and I would play badminton in the front yard every evening after supper; just batting the birdie back and forth. We used the border between the driveway and the lawn as our "net". Although other people were allowed to play they weren't really welcome. Not by me, anyway.
Outdoor games: Badminton--less cut throat than volleyball and more genteel than tennis. Loads of old-fashioned fun!
Literally spent hours of my childhood playing Badminton - great fun :D
Badminton is the one thing I miss about high school...
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Badminton: Most underappreciated sport ever.
10. Summer Game or Sport - Badminton
Badminton, favorite outdoor game!
Backyard badminton tournaments
Staying outside playing all over the neighborhood
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Staying outside playing all over the neighborhood until after dark, and hearing mom yelling out the door that it's time to come home. #childhoodmemories #memories
Childhood Memories •~• Staying outside playing all over the neighborhood until after dark, and hearing mom yelling out the door that it's time to come home!
Previous pinner said, "Staying outside playing all over the neighborhood until after dark, and hearing mom yelling out the door that it's time to come home." We played kick the can and caught fireflies and just generally ran around after dark until dad whistled for us to come home.
Staying outside playing all over the neighborhood until after dark, and hearing mom yelling out the door that it's time to come home- in my case it was dad and he usually came and joined the neighbourhood scrub baseball game
Staying outside playing all over the neighborhood until after dark, and hearing mom yelling out the door that it's time to come home...... I remember these summer nights!!! Best nights as a kid!!!
Time to find the midnight ghost!
Spring was the time to catch tadpoles. Did this at a friend's farm, with our class. I remember about age 7, tripping and falling on the porch, with several Mothers carefully taking glass out of my wrists and knees, by the sink, and all I was really crying over was losing my jar full of tadpoles! -A LehrMiller
Catching tadpoles in the neighborhood creek