Jolly Old Saint Nicholas, lean you ear this way,
Maybe between the two of us we can understand the kids today.
No one wants a pair of skates,
No one wants a dolly,
Unless it’s electronical, kids just think it’s folly!
How about twirly tops or a fire truck?
If it has no on/off switch, boredom runs a muck.
D.S., IPod, IPad, and WII now will only do,
No view master, building blocks or metal cars will entertain any child over two.
Educational toys are still a hit,
But the new generation is way too smart to fall for this bit.
These tin cars look cool, but they make no sound,
Guess I’ll play a computer battle game, number 1 and 2 rounds.
No need for records, what are they?
Kids can just download any song they want to play.
Times have changed that’s for sure.
One thing I’ve found kids still adore, and I have no
Parker Brothers have a
Wonder how they knew?
Those brothers were smart and took a
That a simple board game would outlast any computer disc.
Now kids remember, Santa has a list and is checking it twice,
So whether the toys you want are old or new; just remember to be NICE!
I hope you enjoyed my journey in toyland of yesterday.
My poem/song was a bit corny, but I hope it brightened you along the way.
So until next time,
On the wall that is.
When we moved into our new home, the basement was unfinished. I knew that I needed a place for the grandies to play.
Our bonus room is our ‘kids space’. And yes, we do have a WII game up there.
Kids today are so smart don’t you think? However, every now and then I find those little genius’s playing with my ‘old toys’.
Sure hoping you are being nice.
I will be sharing my vintage toyland with: