There are certain classic toys everyone buys or receives when their first child is born. A rattle, a stack of rings, a few books, maybe some blocks. But by the time your kids are 3 and certainly by the time they’re 6, how many of their toys bleep incessantly? Would your elementary-aged child rather play on the computer and watch TV than look at his toys? Are you looking for games the whole family can enjoy? Or are you someone without kids who wants to relive the simplicity of your youth, before electronics ruled the day?
This slideshow of classic toys and games will not only have you feeling nostalgic for a bygone era, but it will also remind you of all the cool, basic toys and games you can offer your own children. Not only will they be fascinated, but these playthings and activities will have your little ones engaging with the world around them in creative and exciting ways: