Pastimes and Playthings Trunk

The Pastimes and Playthings Trunk provides teachers and their students a fun and hands-on way to play in unfamiliar ways, all while learning about history.

Trunk contents include:

  • Optical Toys
    • 4 flip books
    • 16 Thaumatropes
    • ​Zoetrope with 6 strips
  • Toys
    • Blindfold
    • Cup and ball game (12)
    • Tug of War rope
    • Grace Hoop Sticks (24)
    • 2 Bags of Jacks (10 jacks, 1 rubber ball, 1 wooden ball in each bag)
    • 2 Bags of marbles (10 marbles, 2 shooters in each)
    • 4 Potato sacks
    • 8 Tops

Interested in checking out this trunk? Contact Sharon Kennedy, Curator of Education for more information
sharon.kennedy@nebraska.gov
402-471-4445

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