History of the Yo-Yo

June 4th, 2020 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

 

It’s Thursday, June 4, 2020, and time for Social Sciences at ClickSchooling!

 

Recommended Website:

Museum of Yo-Yo History

(http://www.yoyomuseum.com/)

Age Range: 8 and up (Grades 3 and up; children with parental supervision)

 

Learn history through the world’s most treasured and enduring toy – the yo-yo! As June 6th is National Yo-Yo Day, we highlighted this virtual museum that contains yo-yo history, memorabilia, vintage and modern yo-yos, and articles about famous people in yo-yo history.

When you get to the site you’ll see an introduction. Use the menu on the left of the page to explore: 

  • Exhibits – See the online collection of collectible yo-yos, yo-yo memorabilia, and related skill toys.
  • Profiles & History – Read about yo-yo history and yo-yo hybrids. Learn about yo-yo manufacturers like Duncan, Fli-Back, Royal, and more. Enjoy the bios of yo-yo masters Dale and Valerie Oliver. Send in your own yo-yo history!
  • Patents & Resources – Read about yo-yo collecting as a hobby and see a list of yo-yo patents.

Get practicing your yo-yo skills!

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