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This simple plastic and almost indestructible toy has entertained millions of children since 1938. Unlike the more expensive toy soldiers in hobby shops, these soldiers were simplified so that all could afford to create a troop. Relive the hours of play battle as you hang the Army Man Toy ornament.
The lawn game, corn hole has deep roots, dating back to 1883! In the 1970s it began growing in popularity after a popular magazine published instructions for making the boards. Since then, the game has continued to see a resurgence in backyards and at tailgating events. The national championships are even nationally broadcasted.
Family game night often includes a game of dominos. The earliest mention of dominos is found in the 18th century Italy, where it is believed missionaries brought the game back from China. In addition to the game, dominos are widely stacked on end to create a toppling domino chain that displays the domino effect.
Do-re-mi-fa-so-la-ti-da! A toy xylophone is usually the first musical instrument given to a child. Versions of this percussion instrument are recognizable around the world. Its name in Greek means wood sound. Musicians, children and toy collectors are among the many who will love to hang the toy xylophone ornament on a Christmas tree.
This joy-filled vintage toy glides around the room, led by the happiest kid on the block. Dating back to the 1800s France, today these toys are popular antique collectibles. In the early days, the toys were made of wood then slowly switched to plastic and now this ornament is made of glass.
Tips For Wrapping Christmas Gifts
Giving is definitely better than receiving. Happening upon the perfect gift, the anticipation of the loved one opening and relishing it, and the knowledge the gift is used and loved is worth the hunt for the perfect gift. Old World Christmas encourages gift-planning all year round.
Gingerbread Houses for the Rest of Us
We have compiled some hacks and tricks you’ve never thought of to make a gingerbread house that makes it through the season. And, don’t worry, some of these would offend Martha Stewart—they are easy and foolproof, no special piping bags and pastry tips for these houses. But first, for some inspiration, don’t miss our three gingerbread ornaments: the Gingerbread House Ornament, Gingerbread Church Ornament and the Cookie Cottage Ornament. They’re so cute you just want to eat them. But don’t. You’ll regret it. Here are our five best gingerbread house tips.
Host an Ugly Christmas Sweater Party this Holiday Season
Hosting a party takes careful work and planning, but the end result is always fun and the effort is always worth it. An ugly Christmas sweater party is a light-hearted and enjoyable way to connect with friends and family before a joyous holiday. We’ve got you started, and we’re sure your creative spin will make it an unforgettable party.