Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 87. Chapters: Zoetrope, Kaleidoscope, Jigsaw puzzle, Toy piano, Ocarina, Yo-yo, Doll, Tricycle, Marble, Paper plane, Hoop rolling, Whirligig, Hobby horse, Rattleback, Stilts, Skipping rope, Snow globe, Dalecarlian horse, Nankin Tamasudare, Kendama, Bamboo-copter, T he, Rubber duck, Dreidel, Jig doll, Chinese yo-yo, Piggy bank, Napoleonic toys, Cymbal-banging monkey toy, Toy balloon, Akabeko, Toy block, Chatter Telephone, Channapatna toys, Cup-and-ball, Toy wagon, Buzzer, Trammel of Archimedes, Dymkovo toys, Top, Tin toy, Beigoma, Roly-poly toy, Trompo, Pellet drum, Limberjack, Myriorama, Rocking horse, Temari, Jacob's ladder, Jumping jack, Tin can telephone, Wendy house, Gee-haw whammy diddle, Jack-in-the-box, Pinwheel, Bird of Happiness, Ultop, Den-den daiko, Gurruf o, Nirmal toys, Bubble pipe. Excerpt: The yo-yo is a pocket disk toy consisting of a length of string knotted at one end to a flat spool. It is played by holding the free end of the string (usually by inserting one finger in a slip knot) and pulling at it so as to cause the spool to turn whilst suspended in mid-air, either taking up or releasing the string. First made popular in the 1920s, yo-yoing is still very much enjoyed by both children and adults, though it was originally made as an adult's play toy. In the simplest play, the string is intended to be wound on the spool by hand; the yo-yo is then thrown downwards so that it first descends unwinding the string, then climbs back winding it up; and finally the yo-yo is grabbed, ready to be thrown again and again. Many other trick plays exist, most based on the basic sleeper trick. One of the most famous tricks on the yoyo is qwalk the dog.q This is done by throwing a strong sleeper and allowing the yoyo to roll across the floor. English historical names for the yo-yo include bandalore (from French) and quiz. Frenc...Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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