Playtimes is an online collection of film and audio recordings documenting 100 years of children’s songs, rhymes and games.

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Over 500 collection items from the British Library and institutions across Europe

Children's jokes

Date: 1974 - 1978

Leapfrog (1900)

Date: 1900

Body popping

Date: 2010

Up down

Date: 1951

Whip and tops

Date: 1975