Keeping It Old School At The Park


Parks have always been a place where one could lounge, tan, picnic, read, romance, and most importantly play!

Many things change through the decades but you would be surprised what stays the same. Children in 1920 loved getting wet in the sprinklers and today children love the sprinklers just the same. It puts an instant smile on my three I can tell you that!

Children from 1955 loved going down the slides and today children still clamor to get on the slides. Fun is fun and the park guarantees an entire family a day of fun. Best of all, this fun is for free!

Today my family and I went to a park we have never been to before. We have an amazing one nearby but I figured how neat it would be to try out different parks to keep things fresh and exciting not only for the kids but for us (the parents) too.

The children went on these funky monkey bars which swirled and looped. They went on the slides over and over again. And they ended the outing with loads of splashes in the sprinklers. Instant fun.

Vintage Park
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Vintage Playground
Vintage Playground
Vintage Sprinklers

Some things don't change. Kids of all ages will always find enjoyment at a park and best of all this is something that generations have enjoyed through the years. My father when he was a boy in the 1950's, my husband and I when we were children in the late 1970's/early 1980's, and now my children in 2014.

Want some good old fashioned fun? A place where you can relax, picnic, read, paint, write (which is something I did often in my younger days), or splash in a sprinkler? Head to your local park or be adventurous and discover parks near your town or your city.

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  1. I kind of miss the look of the parks when I was younger but it sure look slike your kids had fun

    retro rover

  2. This is such a heartwarming, nostalgic evoking post, dear Daffny. Wonderful idea and execution. You've got me yearning for some time spent on the swings and monkey bars once again. :)

    ♥ Jessica


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