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'Conkers' is a traditional children's game in Britain & Ireland played using the seeds of horse-chestnut trees – the name 'conker' is also applied to the seed & to the tree itself. The game is played by two players, each with a conker threaded onto a piece of string: they take turns striking each other's conker until one breaks.The first mention of the game is in Robert Southey's memoirs published in 1821.The game grew in popularity in the 20th century, & spread beyond England ~ Clackers…

'Conkers' is a traditional children's game in Britain & Ireland played using the seeds of horse-chestnut trees – the name 'conker' is also applied to the seed & to the tree itself. The game is played by two players, each with a conker threaded onto a piece of string: they take turns striking each other's conker until one breaks.The first mention of the game is in Robert Southey's memoirs published in 1821.The game grew in popularity in the 20th century, & spread beyond England ~ Clackers…

buckeyes - neighbor had buckeye tree that we would gather and collect buckeyes each year - just a part of an old fashioned childhood where you played outdoors and did a lot of pretending using natural toys

buckeyes - neighbor had buckeye tree that we would gather and collect buckeyes each year - just a part of an old fashioned childhood where you played outdoors and did a lot of pretending using natural toys

Oak Garden Or Yard / outside and Outdoor sculpture by artist David Gross titled: 'Conker'

Oak Garden Or Yard / outside and Outdoor sculpture by artist David Gross titled: 'Conker'

Autumn, brings childhood treasures of Fairy Acorn Cups & opening secret, prickly, envelopes, to reveal the magic of shiny, tawny, conkers.

Autumn, brings childhood treasures of Fairy Acorn Cups & opening secret, prickly, envelopes, to reveal the magic of shiny, tawny, conkers.

Linked to: ginxcraft.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/conkers-revisited.html

Invitation to Create: Fall Sticky Trees

Linked to: ginxcraft.blogspot.co.uk/2013/09/conkers-revisited.html

conkers: faces

conkers: faces

I was inspired by Beth from Home Stories A to Z to create a little desk area for my girls, especially with school starting. It's a great little area to keep the

A peg board for the girls' room

I was inspired by Beth from Home Stories A to Z to create a little desk area for my girls, especially with school starting. It's a great little area to keep the

"Funky Fingers" Fine Motor Activity: "Conker" Sorting with Tea Strainers (from Rock My Classroom)

"Funky Fingers" Fine Motor Activity: "Conker" Sorting with Tea Strainers (from Rock My Classroom)

Kickcan & Conkers: Mascha

Kickcan & Conkers: Mascha

Őszi törmelék border, babérmeggy, conkers, makk, fa — Stock Kép #32438777

Őszi törmelék border, babérmeggy, conkers, makk, fa — Stock Kép #32438777

First of May - Little Conkers

First of May

First of May - Little Conkers

Textile Sculptures by Bryony Jennings Love this style. I might have to try this.

Textile Sculptures by Bryony Jennings Love this style. I might have to try this.