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Skip-It Toy


Ask any girl that grew up in the late 80s and 90s and they’ll be proud to be able to boast of their skip-It talents. An apparatus that was able to be used by one person to skip.  One end had a ring that was able to be placed around the ankle, and the other, a ball connected together so that the child would be able to jump over it.

First released in the 1980s and proved extremely popular, but re-released in the 1990s when it became even more popular with the added bonus of a counter.  It was so popular it actually made Times magazines top 100 toys list.  Other than the counter other items were to be able to added to the Skip-it.  These ranged from stickers, streamers and charms to covers that would make patterns while being skipped. continue reading>>