The original Playskool Institute was founded in 1928 by a former Milwaukee, Wisconsin, school teacher named Lucille King.
While working at the John Schroeder Lumber Company, King created various wooden prototypes for educational toys aimed at pre-school and kindergarten-age children.
Also included is the 1920s Uncle Wiggily Game, all very good - Both for one price! Small corner damage on game plastic -does not affect play.
This is a sexual game with a target, dart gun and 3 darts.
However, some sub-species may be of interest to the mechanical puzzle collector...
This is one of the many Parker Brothers Pastime wooden jigsaw puzzles manufactured during the 1920's and 1930's.
MINT SEALED Old Store Stock.10 Complete Matchless Matchbook Games by Educards. Originally issued in a box with stone lithograph showing Uncle Sam cutting the puzzle along state lines. Bright color and no flaws except for a few insignificant foxing marks. They are a type of edge-matching puzzle, where, usually, each tile's edge has only one viable mate.As the business expanded, Playskool acquired other educational toy makers like Holgate Toys and the John Lloyd Wright Company, which made Lincoln Logs.Toymaker Jerry Rockwell, who worked with Holgate before it was purchased by Playskool, joined the company’s ranks and designed the popular Tyke Bike, a sturdy four-wheeled seated scooter.