What Did Children Play with in the 1950's?

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One of the most popular toys in the 50's was Mr potato head, a character with the body of a potato on which eyes, a nose, a mouth a hat and feet were attached. Children in the fifties also played with silky springs, etch-a-sketch, hula hoops, play-doh, silly putty and Barbie dolls. Chinese checkers and the Frisbee were also popular during this time.
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Children played with picture cards in 1950s, called flickers. The flickers were obtained from cigarette packets, sweets and bubble gum. The game was played by flicking a card towards a wall to make it get as close as possible to the wall and the nearest card won.
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