Good Idea: Typewriter as a Toy

Good Idea: Typewriter as a Toy

Janie Lee
Apr 27, 2010

One of my favorite things to do as a child was tap away at a typewriter. I shared this memory with a few people recently and everyone had fond memories of typing on a typewriter.

Next time you're trolling a garage sale, consider picking up a lightweight typewriter for the kids. Give them a stack of paper and show them how to use it. Then let their imaginations go wild. They can practice typing words or sentences, copying from a book, or making fun patterns and drawings by manipulating spacing.

Image: Bloesem Kids

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