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.