33 Vintage Photographs of Children Playing in the Past That We Could Have Lost Today_lag

What is your favorite toy? What games do you like to play? Do you think that children in the past had the same toys and played the same games as you? Check out how children played in the past through these 33 funny pictures.

Hanging around in Swansea, April 1939
Keep cool in summer, New York City, 1937


Little girl playing with kitty, ca. 1910s




Messing around the phone booth, New York, 1975


New York City in the 1970s-80s


On a play street in New York, ca. 1900s


Playing time at school, 1956


Ring around the rosie, ca. 1940


These young Neapolitans hanging onto the backs of street cars, Naples, 1948


Two children have great fun hanging upside down off a low rail in stockport, 1966


Two girls play with their tricycles, ca. 1920s


Two girls swing on a lampost, Manchester, 1965


Two little kids dancing on the streets of New York City, ca. 1940


Young boys hitch a ride 1941


Brooklyn, New York, April 1949


Children balance on rail in South Dakota, 1959


Children draw on pavement with chalk, ca. 1960s


Children drawing on the pavement, 1941


Children hanging on a full train after the liberation, 1945


Children playing at The Bronx, New York City, ca. 1940s


Children playing on a street, ca. 1890


Edwardian children on stilts


Girls doing handstands, Southam Street, 1956


Girls jump rope in Zennor Road, ca.1957-65


Hanging around in Swansea, April 1939


Children on seesaw in a park, ca. 1910s


Children playing in the snow at residential school, 1946


Group of Gleichen boys playing in rubber tires, Alberta, ca. 1920


Little cowboys riding wild horses, ca. 1910s


Sarcee children on Sarcee Reserve, Alberta, playing with bows and arrows, 1911


Slide and swing in a park, ca. 1910s