Just want to skin! There were also toys in ancient times ~

Hudi: Bath! You are flying!

Bath: This is not flying. This is a stylish and underground fall!


On June 21, “Toy Story” will hit the big screen of China for the fourth time. I believe that many loyal fans have already grinded fist at the theater at this moment. Hudi, Bathnian, Cui Si, and egg head couple, these cute characters will return to your atrium one by one.

Modern people are so happy that they can easily have various types of toys and give toys to toys in the illusory world. What should the ancients who have been 桎梏 by various objective conditions? Can they also enjoy the fun brought by toys? The answer is certainly yes.


(The scene of playing toys together in ancient children)

The theme of puzzle that has not changed from ancient times to the present

Regarding how attachment to the cultivation and development of intelligence in the Chinese people, let’s take a look at these long -established ancient toys to know.

Qiqiao board

Seven plates

Play thousands of tricks. This puzzle toy, known as the “oldest pastime in the East”, originated from the Chinese land more than 2,000 years ago, and began to be popular during the Ming and Qing Dynasties. From the “Yan Ji Tu” of the Song Dynasty (the table for the banquet), the prototype of the banquet was then incorporated into the Piberban theorem to become a puzzle tool that was familiar with later generations. Qiqiao Ban was always the enlightenment toys that parents loved to buy for their children.

(“Seven Maps Combined” by Biwu Jushi in 1813)


Nine serials


After speaking, the Qiqiao board must be mentioned. This ancient traditional puzzle toy, which is also named after digital, is actually more like a kind of wisdom, because it is really difficult. To truly unlock a nine -serial ring, it takes more than 300 steps. However, the more difficult it is to prove the charm of toys. The Jiupi Ring was very popular at all levels of ancient times. The literati love to play, the folk loves to play, and there is a scene describing Daiyu Jiulian Ring in the “Dream of Red Mansions”.

Luban Suot

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Luban lock is also called Kong Minguo. Different names are just because of the different claims of the inventor. One is said to be the craftsman Luban during the Spring and Autumn Period, and the other is Zhuge Liang of the Three Kingdoms. But no matter who belongs to the invention right, the principle of this toy is unchanged, that is, the tenon -and -mortise structure in ancient Chinese buildings. This magical architectural structure allows the material to easily connect without a nail. The same is true of the Luban lock based on this principle. High.


Those toys full of naive wind



This exotic name is actually the name of the most popular clay sculpture doll in the Song Dynasty. This doll from the Western Regions first had the meaning of Buddhism, and then gradually became a “mud” toy that entered millions of households. Children can match their dolls with clothes and imitate doll shapes. It can be said that the ancients also had their own Barbie dolls.


Wave drum

You must be familiar with a sound toy, as well as the ancients. This small gadget during the Warring States Period was first known as “鼗” (táo), and it was a percussion instrument. After entering the Song Dynasty in the development of toys, it became a happy toy in the hands of the doll, and also turned into a artifact for the sang in the hands of the coil. To this day, you can see traces in markets at all levels.

(The obvious image of wave drums in the “Five Ruizu” made by Su Hanchen in the Song Dynasty)

Enough toys for the scene

In the Song Dynasty of the Great of Toy, various nation -character -oriented festival toys began to develop. During the Spring Festival, in addition to the old “flower cannon”, the lanterns that let you “walk away from the flowers” in the Lantern Festival, which means that the healthy and brave Dragon Boat Festival “cloth tiger”, representing the Mid -Autumn Festival “Rabbit” of the Moon Palace Jade Rabbit and so on. The appearance of these toys in specific festivals contains a rich folk culture, which has become part of the important components of the treasure house of toy and even the historical and cultural treasures in my country.

(Now it is quite popular, the tiger)

(Song of the Song Dynasty, imitation)

After listening to Xiaoxin’s introduction, will parents consider some traditional toys in our country in the subsequent toys procurement? Isn’t the understanding of the Chinese national culture in play in fun, isn’t it just the best cultural identity?