Did you have one of these as a child? Did your children have one?
What memories do you have about xylophones? Did you play one in school?
Sometimes it is amazing what can spark a memory. A catalog came last week with some vintage toys listed. The xylophone struck a cord. So did the paper dolls, pull along telephone, the yo-yo, and dominoes.
These memories took off to playing Parcheesi with my sister and Chinese Checkers with my cousins.
Sometimes I cut out the images from catalogs or nostalgic magazines and put them in an art or visual journal and write the memories along with them. Here's a page I did with plastic cowboys:
Save your memories in what ever way you can!