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xx   TOY

Three simple children's toys to make. (1) Climbing clown that works its way up strings threaded through hands. (2) Flip ball. A cup on a dowel with a golf ball connected by a string. (3) Battling boxers. Wire figures on rubber ball bases in a simple boxing ring of dowels and string.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1977 (v.67#1) pg. 66

Spring ball, a "finger" basketball game. A springy piece of wood (10" long) is attached to a "basket". The object is to launch a wooden ball (with string attached) from the end of the spring and hit the basket.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1990 (v.80#1) pg. 54

Wooden ball & cup toy. A wooden ball with a hole in it is attached to a wooden handle (the "cup") by means of a string. The object is to swing the ball out and catch it on the handle. Est. cost: $2.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1981 (v.4#11) pg. 34

How to make a Mexican style balero and plug toy. Plug on a string is swung so it can be caught in the large hole in the top of the balero.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #56 Mar-Apr 1979 pg. 156

Three wooden folk toys to make. Peg racing ladder, flip ball (bilboquet), and rings and pins.
SUNSET Sep 1978 (v.161#3) pg. 130

Pinocchio ringtoss. Object is to catch a wooden ring (attached by means of a string) on the end of Pinocchio's nose.
WOMAN'S DAY Nov 3 1981 (v.45#2) pg. 81, 145

Ring game. Wooden stick with a face and a long nose. A ring is tied onto a string and the stick. Object is to flip ring and catch it on the nose of the character.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 96

Paddle ball. Paddle with 7 holes in it and a ball attached to the paddle with a string. Object is to flip ball and catch it in a hole in the paddle.
WORKBENCH Nov-Dec 1981 (v.37#6) pg. 96

Turning a Mexican bolero. Both a cylindrical and cup-and-ball style bolero are shown.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1991 (v.47#5) pg. 46