Toys Loan Box Contents

Toy Loan Box 1 (Red Box) Contents

  • Toys Loans Box Teacher Guidance Notes
  • Photograph – Dolly Rose and her toys. A4 black and white photo from the museum archives.
  • 2 Laminated A3 Posters – Toys from the 50’s to Noughties
  • How to make an old fashioned toy instruction sheet
  • Laminated A5 photos of each of the toys in the box 

Toys for children to play with

  • 2 Acrobat Squeeze Toys: Trapeze Girl
  • 3 Spinning Tops
  • 3  Ball and Cup Toys
  • 1 Pop Up Puppet
  • 1  Wooden Whizzer
  • 1  Jacob’s Ladder
  • 21  Assorted Marbles
  • 1  Yoyo
  • 1  Zig Zag Racetrack with 3 Cars
  • 1 Card Game: Snap – Nursery Rhymes
  • 1  Spinning Top Set (1 handle, 1 pull cord, 2 spinning tops) 
  • 6 Interlocking Plastic Spinning Tops
  • 1 Tea set (12 pieces)
  • 1 Picnic Basket

Toys for display only.  These are original artefacts.  Please do not allow children to play with these toys.

  • 1  Jack in the Box  (tin)
  • 1 1947 ‘Riley’ Dinky Car
  • 1  Snakes and Ladders Board
  • 14 Assorted Hand Carved Wooden Animals
  • 1 China Miniature Doll ( from a doll’s house)
  • 10 Paper Cut Outs.
  • 1950’s Sweet Tin

Toys to be used under the supervision of an adult only, please

  • 1 Stereoscopic Viewer (with 3 postcards to view)

Toys Box Two Contents

Toys Loans Box Teacher Guidance Notes

Photograph – Dolly Rose and her toys. A4 black and white photo from the museum archives.

Toys from the 1930s Photopack – 10 A4 colour photos plus accompanying notes.

Toys from the 1980s Photopack – 10 A4 colour photos plus accompanying notes.

How to make an old fashioned toy instruction sheet

 24 Laminated A5 photos of each of the toys in the box 

Toys for children to play with

  •  1  Zig Zag Racetrack with 4 cars
  • 1  Rope Quoits (6 rope rings and 1 bobbin stand)
  • 6  Ball and Cup toys
  • 21  Assorted Marbles

Toys for display only.  With the exception of the 1950s Car of the Future, these are original artefacts.  Please do not allow children to play with these toys.

  • 1  1940s – 50s doll (plastic)
  • 1  Jack in the Box  (tin)
  • 1  Snap card game
  • 1  Clockwork tin car with key
  • 1  Snakes and ladders board
  • 1  1950s Car of the Future

Toys to be used under the supervision of an adult only, please

  • 1 View master with 5 reels of pictures.

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