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American Folk Toys

  • Beginning Quilt Kit

    Includes materials to make a pillow, doll blanket and a  potholder.  Excellent kit for those who wish to learn the basics of quilting. Complete instructions included...

  • Cup & Ball Toss- natural

    Classic toss-toy. 

  • Jump Rope

    This early American jump rope set includes one six-foot jump rope with wooden handles and a pamphlet featuring an assortment of jump rope rhymes and games...

  • Paddle Ball

    The paddleball was a  direct descendant of the colonial Hornbook, Battledore & Shuttlecock game. Includes a history card...

  • Peg Loom Kit

    Creative group or individual activity!  Includes  assembly directions, weaving instructions, jumbo yarn and flat weaving needle...

  • Prairie Dress

    Handmade in assorted prints, the set includes a matching bonnet and crisp white apron.

  • Ragg Doll

    Historically, rag dolls were handmade by a mother using leftover fabric. In addition to providing girls with something to play with, they were often used to help young girls learn sewing skills. Old rag dolls were...

  • Ragg Doll Kit

    You get all the rag strips sets to make the body, the arms, and the head, plus a fabric apron and bonnet.This kit comes with illustrated instructions.

  • Signal Whistle

    Early American children were known to  play with signal whistles, often imitating the battle action of war or reenacting life on a sailing ship.  This high-pitched, shrill whistle  is packaged with a detailed...

  • Tic Tac Toe

    Traditional 'Tic-Tac-Toe, Three In a Row' game.  Includes wooden game board, 2 sets of contrasting marbles, history and game rules...

  • Wooden Slingshot

    Favorite 'catapult' American folk toy was certainly very popular in the mountainous regions of the United States.  Packaged with target for  safe play.   ...

  • Yo Yo

    Classic toss-toy.