Tudor Toys

Children from wealthy families had toys made especially for them, however poorer children had homemade toys and their imagination.

Dolls: Made from wood, clay or fabric. Sometimes with moving arms and legs.

Spinning Tops: Made of wood.

Hobby Horses: Made of wood. Poorer children may have a hobby horse carved by their father in the general shape of a horse., whereas wealthy parents may purchase one made specially to their own specification.

Jacks and Marbles: Made from pebbles or bones.

Football: Ball made from inflated pig’s bladder.

Tea Set: Made of metal.

Board games: Chess and variations of draughts and backgammon.

Hoops: Made of wood.

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