It's always a good time for jello, if you're a kid, that is. Make your children's favorite food group, Jello, into the shape of worms and become an instant super hero! These jello worms will couple perfectly with dirt cake for a child's birthday part
Pic Up Stix -- another low-tech toy for rainy afternoons. You threw the sticks into the air and let them pile up on the floor. Then you tried to remove them one by one without disturbing the other sticks. Fiendish!
Pixy Stix. Pixy Stix contents were originally sold as a drink mix in the 1940s but the manufacturer learned that kids were eating the sweet and sour powder right out of the package instead of mixing it with water. In the 1950s the tasty powder was repackaged as Pixy Stix.