Toys and Games in Victorian Times By: Matteo He
"Rich Toys" • The Rich children could have chose sooo many toys, they should have were really happy! (Because they didn't about electronic games !) • Here are some rich Victorians toys...
Other…………………. • Alphabet bricks,
"Poor Toys" • Most poor Victorians couldn't afford for the market toys. They could only have home-made toys. • They used something to turn it in a toy, such as...
Fun Facts All Victorian rocking horses were grey with dappled markings. The horse's mane and tail were made from real horsehair.
Victorian children did not have teddy bears. The first teddy bear was made in 1903. 1903
A popular Victorian toy was the diabolo - you tossed it in the air, using a string, and tried to catch it again.
Battledore and shuttlecock was a game played by families - today we call it badminton.
Well-off boys had toy soldiers, made from tin or lead, and painted in the uniforms of the British Army. Poor boys had home-made ones, made from wood or card.
Lucky rich boys played with toy trains pulled by miniature steam engines burning methylated spirit as fuel, and puffing out real steam.
The animals in children's Noah's Arks were usually made from wood. There were always two of each animal.