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A New Spin on an Old Toy

Faygie Gut

If you were born in 2003, you’re the same age as the most recent diabolo craze. No, diabolo isn’t the name of a Portuguese explorer, although it does sound like one. The diabolo is an ancient Chinese toy that became popular all over again in the 21st century.

 

Diabolo Tricks

B. Deer

Learning to use and play with a diabolo can be lots of fun, but it also takes lots of practice. Don’t give up, though, and don’t forget to share your tricks with your friends. There are lots of side benefits to playing diabolo as well, such as improving hand-eye coordination, balance, quickening reflexes, problem-solving skills, persistence, and patience.

 

Jolly Solly Knows the Ropes

R. Atkins

Tully’s Toy Shop was busy, as usual. One of the most popular items was the diabolo, a juggling toy that was all the rage. It took a lot of practice to get the hang of using it, but once you did, it was great fun.



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