The way we played: When creative toys fired our imaginations

By Ian Warden
Updated April 23 2018 - 10:29pm, first published July 3 2014 - 6:35pm

The way we played

Look closely at the tricyle that Susan Gibson is riding in 1926 on her family's property Burrungurroolong, near Goulburn and you'll see that it has a gee-gee's head. It is a horse tricycle. It is enabling little Susan, at play, to imagine that she is astride a bicycle, or a horse, or (if she's very imaginative) some make-believe hybrid of both.

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